Jim Hayford named head coach at Seattle U.

SEATTLE – Jim Hayford has been named Seattle University’s men’s basketball head coach, Director of Athletics Shaney Fink announced Wednesday. Hayford comes to Seattle U from Eastern Washington University where he spent the last six years at the helm of the Eagles’ program. Hayford, will be formally introduced at a press conference to be held tomorrow,…

Tony Delk joins SEC Network as college basketball analyst

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — SEC Network will televise 118 Southeastern Conference men’s basketball games in its inaugural season and surround coverage with sportscasters, former coaches and former players with extensive SEC expertise. The experience of Dave Baker, Barry Booker, Joe Dean Jr., Daymeon Fishback, Tom Hart, Darrin Horn, Dave Neal, Will Perdue and Jon Sundvold highlight…

Gulf Coast Showcase announces 2014 men’s pairings

ESTERO, Fla. – Green Bay and local “Dunk City” favorite FGCU headline the pairings for the 2014 Gulf Coast Showcase. All 12 games of the tournament will be played Nov. 24-26, 2014 at Germain Arena in Southwest Florida. First-round play will start on Monday, Nov. 24 with the following match-ups: 12:00 p.m. ET – Green Bay…

Ed O’Bannon Press Conference Quotes

Quotes from Ed O’Bannon press conference on Aug. 9, 2014 in Las Vegas regarding the NCAA trial ruling: Opening Remarks: “Thank you all for coming out today. First, I would like to thank Michael Hausfeld and his legal staff. I would thank (Findlay Toyota manager) Rich Abajian and his staff for their patience and support.…

Statement from Ed O’Bannon regarding NCAA trail ruling

Statement from Ed O’Bannon, lead plaintiff in lawsuit versus the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), regarding Judge Claudia Wilken’s ruling in favor of the plaintiffs on Aug. 8, 2014:  “I am very pleased with Judge Wilken’s ruling. This is a game-changer for college athletes, both current and former. From the outset when I saw my…

Statement from Ed O’Bannon regarding NCAA trial

Statement from Ed O’Bannon, lead plaintiff in lawsuit versus the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), regarding the trial start on Monday, June 9th: “What began five years ago as a complaint over the use of my own likeness, finally reaches its apex on Monday when our case brings the NCAA and its practices into a judicial…

Harper Among Elite in 2013 NCAA Tourney Field

bd Global client Ray Harper, playing in consecutive NCAA Tournaments after taking over as Western Kentucky head basketball coach in midseason last year, ranks among the top coaches in the field of 68 in terms of NCAA Tournament bonus, according to ESPN. During a tournament preview show aired live on the network, ESPN sports business…