Joe Paterno’s son said Friday that an allegation made by insurers that a boy told the longtime Penn State University football coach in 1976 that he had been molested by former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky is “bunk.”
McNeill was fired in December after six seasons at his alma mater and is one of only two Virginia assistants who did not follow Bronco Mendenhall from BYU.
Washington, who played at Syracuse in the mid-1980s, died on Wednesday of cancer, according to a university spokesman. He had battled the disease since 1995.
Rizzotti, who played at UConn from 1992 through 1996 and was the coach at Hartford the past 17 years, was hired as George Washington’s women’s basketball coach on Friday.
The NCAA swiftly moved to prohibit coaches from attending and hosting football camps outside of their school’s locality, which now presents other hardships for prospective players.
Trimble will not hire an agent, allowing him to return to Maryland, but Stone intends to do so, meaning he will forgo his final three years of eligibility to pursue a professional career.
Carter, who transferred from Georgia Tech, said Thursday he will leave for the NBA draft and hire an agent, meaning he won’t be able to return to Maryland.
UConn will lose a decorated senior class of Breanna Stewart, Moriah Jefferson and Morgan Tuck, and players poised to take over as leaders said they’ll try to follow the graduates’ example.
Jenkins grew up in the Washington area and attended Gonzaga College High School, and his buzzer-beater resonated for those watching the game back home.
Breanna Stewart, Moriah Jefferson and Morgan Tuck became the first players to win four women’s basketball championships as UConn trounced Syracuse, 82-51, on Tuesday night.
Villanova returned to campus for a rally at its football stadium early Tuesday evening, and the city of Philadelphia will honor the team with a parade through downtown on Friday.
North Carolina will likely face NCAA sanctions, lose seniors Brice Johnson, Marcus Paige and Joel James and may even be forced to confront a future without coach Roy Williams.