The Princeton Times Leader reports two 2nd region schools will not compete in the All A Classic next year due to enrollment. Webster County and Trigg County will not compete next year. The six schools from region 2 that will compete are University Heights, Caldwell County, Lyon County, Livingston Central, Crittenden County and Dawson Springs.
College Basketball: Top 25 action this evening has #3 Gonzaga hosting Santa Clara,
#8 Syracuse hosts Providence, #9 Kansas hosts #14 Oklahoma State, #11 Georgetown hosts DePaul, #12 Arizona hosts Washington, #17 Wisconsin at Northwestern, #18 Ohio State hosts Minnesota, #19 Memphis hosts Houston and #21 Colorado State at UNLV.
College Football: Kentucky Sports Radio.com reports that former University of Kentucky offensive line coach Mike Summers, hired just last month to join Bobby Petrino’s staff at Western Kentucky is headed west.
Summers will join the staff at Southern California. Summers joins another former UK assistant, Tee Martin, who is also on the Trojans staff. The 56-year-old Summers had spent the last three years at Kentucky.
Yahoo Sports is reporting the University of Louisville and assistant football coach Clint Hurtt have received a Notice of Allegations from the NCAA. However, a school spokesman has declined to tell what the notice says.
Hurtt was an assistant coach at the University of Miami, who was issued its own Notice of Allegations from the NCAA Tuesday for what it termed “lack of institutional control”, following a two year investigation of allegations of rules violations involving a former booster.
Alabama coach Nick Saban is drawing some fire from Tennessee fans. A story in the Knoxville News Sentinel indicates some Vols fans are not happy Saban is scheduled to speak this summer to the Athens Chamber of Commerce.
The story indicates the chamber president as saying Saban is not going to be on a recruiting visit or give a talk on football, but instead on leadership. Thus far, 981 tickets have been sold, outdistancing last year’s event which featured former Tennessee coach Phillip Fulmer and members of the 1998 national championship team. 276 tickets were sold for that event.