Even the chairman of the tight-lipped NCAA selection committee can’t deny this simple fact: Heading into this week’s conference tournaments, there’s Kentucky and Syracuse, and then everybody else.
Connecticut has hired Warde Manuel as its new athletic director. Manuel had been the AD at the University at Buffalo for six years.
A major donor to the UConn football program is demanding the return of $3 million in donations and the removal of his name from a campus building over disagreements with the athletic director.
University of Connecticut officials will spend the day trying to convince the NCAA that the school has done enough to punish itself for recruiting violations in the men’s basketball program.