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Rothstein: Bold Hire At Minnesota, Old Big East’s New Name & More NCAA Notes

Give Minnesota athletic director Norwood Teague credit. After firing Tubby Smith and striking out on Fred Hoiberg and Mick Cronin, Teague made a bold hire with Richard Pitino.

04/04/2013

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Rothstein Files: This And That Around College Basketball, Final Four

A major element in Saturday’s Final Four showdown between Louisville and Kentucky will be the Cardinals’ match up zone.

03/27/2012

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Rothstein Files: This And That Around College Hoops

VCU coach Shaka Smart will be the first person to say Drexel deserves an at large bid to the NCAA Tournament.

WFAN–03/07/2012

Jimmy Patsos (credit: Twitter.com/@LoyolaMBB), Tim Cluess (credit: Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

Parise: And The MAAC Coach Of The Year Will Be…

Tomorrow at the Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Massachusetts, the MAAC Coach of the Year will be named. I’ll be up there co-hosting the event – and here are my thoughts about the award this year.

02/29/2012

Jimmy Patsos (credit: Twitter.com/@LoyolaMBB), Tim Cluess (credit: Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

Parise: The Candidates For MAAC Coach Of The Year

In the spirit of the Oscars, ladies and gentlemen, here are your nominees…

WFAN–02/28/2012