DePaul’s former softball coach allegedly punched assistant in the face, verbally abused players

Former DePaul softball coach Eugene Lenti allegedly punched an assistant in the face and abused his players verbally during his tenure, but never faced any repercussions for his actions, according to a lawsuit filed Thursday. Those who dealt with consequences with regards to these accusations included the whistleblower, whose contract Read more

Syracuse lands prized Illinois transfer Alan Griffin, son of Raptors assistant Adrian Griffin

An Illinois guard who helped key the program’s turnaround in the 2019-20 season is transferring to Syracuse, he told 247Sports. Alan Griffin, a 6-foot-5 guard and 41.6 percent 3-point shooter as a sophomore, will have two years of eligibility with the Orange. Griffin averaged 8.9 points in 18.1 minutes per Read more

College basketball coaching changes tracker: Illinois-Chicago hires Texas assistant Luke Yaklich

Texas assistant Luke Yaklich has agreed to become the next coach at UIC, CBS Sports has confirmed, and he is expected to be announced by the school on Thursday. Stadium first reported the move. Yaklich has made a fast ascent in the business, going from Illinois State to Michigan to Read more

College basketball coaching changes tracker: Kansas State assistant hired by Southeast Missouri State

A Bruce Weber disciple is leaving the Kansas State bench to take over his own program. Southeast Missouri State announced Brad Korn as its next coach on Monday after the school parted ways with Rick Ray following a 7-24 season. Korn just wrapped up his fourth season as an assistant Read more

Kansas’ response to NCAA disputes all allegations of major recruiting violations by Bill Self, assistant

Kansas released its formal response to the NCAA’s allegations that its men’s basketball program committed multiple major violations, saying on Thursday in a public response that it “formally challenges each of the men’s basketball related allegations” as “neither NCAA legislation nor the facts support the enforcement staff’s allegations.” The basketball Read more

Former Penn coach, current Celtics assistant Jerome Allen hit one of most severe penalties in NCAA history

The NCAA has hit former Penn coach and current Celtics assistant coach Jerome Allen with one of the longest show-cause penalties it has ever doled out — 15 years —  after it found he violated NCAA ethical conduct rules by accepting $250,000 from the father of a prospective player. Allen Read more

Colorado hires ex-UCLA coach, Dolphins assistant Karl Dorrell to lead Buffaloes program

Miami Dolphins wide receivers coach Karl Dorrell was named as assistant head coach of the team on Friday, but just two days later, he has landed a head coaching gig elsewhere. The 56-year-old former UCLA coach has been named the head coach at Colorado, the school announced on Sunday. Dorrell Read more

LSU hires veteran NFL assistant Scott Linehan to replace Joe Brady as passing game coordinator

LSU is hiring longtime NFL assistant Scott Linehan to take over as the Tigers’ new passing game coordinator, according to 247Sports. Linehan will be replacing the recently departed Joe Brady. LSU coach Ed Orgeron visited the fountain of youth last offseason when he plucked Brady from the New Orleans Saints Read more