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John Pelphrey would be an interesting choice at Louisville

With Richard Pitino leaving his father’s side at Louisville to be the new head coach at Florida International, Rick Pitino now has an opening to fill at U of L. The most interesting possibility: John Pelphrey. The former South Alabama … Continue reading

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SEC: Conference boasts high-paid assistant coaches

SEC links for Sunday: SEC assistants are some of the highest paid in college football, reports Matt Murschel of the Orlando Sentinel. John Pelphrey will earn $180,000 as assistant at Florida, reports Robbie Neiswanger of the Arkansas News. Rivals are … Continue reading

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John Pelphrey excited to be back at Florida

John Pelphrey is back in Gainesville. He would have no doubt preferred to stay in Fayetteville, where the Razorbacks new coach Mike Anderson welcomes in a stellar signee class that Pelphrey signed as Arkansas coach, but that was not to … Continue reading

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SEC: With Pelphrey out, is Tubby Smith on Arkansas list?

SEC links for Tuesday: SEC TEAMS IN NCAA TOURNAMENT — Here’s the second-round schedule: Thursday, 2:45 p.m. — Princeton vs. Kentucky (CBS) Thursday, 4:10 p.m. — Richmond vs. Vanderbilt (TBS) Thursday, 6:50 p.m. — UC-Santa Barbara vs. Florida (TBS) Friday, … Continue reading

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BBL: Michael Gilchrist has an off night in big game

Big Blue Links for Thursday: Tough night for Michael Gilchrist, writes Matthew Stanmyre of Star-Ledger. Amoeba defense gets the best of Gilchrist, writes Brandon Parker of ESPN Rise. A sweet moment for St. Anthony, writes Christopher Lawlor of Daily News. … Continue reading

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SEC: Scott Stricklin has had eventful first year at MSU

SEC links for Monday: Scott Stricklin, former UK associate athletics director, has negotiated a minefield in his first year as AD at Mississippi State, writes Brandon Marcello of the Clarion-Ledger. Pete Boone belies his dull image as Ole Miss athletic … Continue reading

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Newspaper ad takes aim at Arkansas’ Pelphrey

Yesterday’s Arkansas Democrat-Gazette newspaper included an advertisement urging Razorback fans to contact the school’s athletic department to voice their concerns about the school’s basketball program “before too much time passes.” Arkansas head coach John Pelphrey wasn’t mentioned in the ad, … Continue reading

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SEC: Florida clinches; Rain shortens basketball game

SEC links for Friday: Florida beats Georgia to clinch share of SEC East title, reports Kevin Brockway of Gainesville Sun. Georgia stumbles to lose 71-62, writes Seth Emerson of the Macon Telegraph. Tennessee women beat Ole Miss 66-39 in odd … Continue reading

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SEC: Pelphrey answers growing criticism at Arkansas

SEC links for Tuesday: Pelphrey answers growing criticism, reports Robbie Neiswanger of Arkansas News. Florida could be without Parsons at LSU, reports Kevin Brockway of Gainesville Sun. Parsons could be out indefinitely, reports Mike DiRocco of the Florida Times-Union. South … Continue reading

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Personal loss keeps Donovan, his ex-aides connected

Terrific story by Jason King of Yahoo Sports on how personal loss keeps Billy Donovan, Anthony Grant and John Pelphey connected. I did a column on Donovan after his wife, Christine, lost their fourth child during pregnancy. But Jason ties … Continue reading

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