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Richard Pitino (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

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

PITTSBURGH, PA - MARCH 15: The Loyola Greyhounds bench celebrates after a play on court against the Ohio State Buckeyes during the second round of the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Consol Energy Center on March 15, 2012 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: MAAC Offseason Notebook; Questions, Power Rankings And Players To Watch

Can Loyola Repeat? Without question — but the loss of Justin Drummond is big.

09/17/2012

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Rothstein Files: This And That Around College Basketball

Tony Criswell may not be in bold print when people talk about Missouri’s prospects for next season, but the JUCO big man is going to have a key role for the Tigers.

08/24/2012

Steve Masiello (credit: Twitter/@GoJaspers)

Rothstein Files: Masiello, Manhattan Look Like MAAC Favorites

Steve Masiello, who was an assistant under Pitino for six years at Louisville, once told me he planned to incorporate 99.9% of what he learned from his mentor into his own program. And that’s exactly what’s happened.

07/11/2012

Rick Lazio delivers his concession speech after losing the Republican nomination for Governor - New York, NY - Sep 14, 2010 - Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Rick Lazio Drops Out Of Race For Governor

This is a decision that helps the tea party Republican who beat Lazio in the GOP primary.

09/27/2010

Carl Paladino (AP Photo/Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Latest Poll: Cuomo Has Wide Lead Over Paladino

A new poll of registered voters in New York shows Democratic candidate for governor Andrew Cuomo with a 2-to-1 lead over Republican Carl Paladino.

09/23/2010