Found March 26, 2012 on
No Guts, No Glory:
Not quite sure what’s involved here, but reportedly Kansas State head coach Frank Martin has agreed to take the same position at South Carolina. A head scratching move indeed.
A source close to Kansas State basketball coach Frank Martin said Monday morning that Martin will become South Carolina’s next coach.
The source confirmed a report in The State, a newspaper in Columbia, S.C., that said Martin will be introduced as the Gamecocks’ coach on Tuesday. The State also reported that a trustees meeting had been called to discuss “a contractual matter.”
If true, which it seems to be, this move doesn’t make a whole lot of sense to us. Martin would be leaving a program that he’s built into a Big XII contender that remotely cares about basketball to go to a program that is far from being a contender that doesn’t really care about basketball.
Maybe this hire will change all that.
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Kansas State athletic director John Currie denied Tuesday that a rift with Frank Martin was the primary reason the popular basketball coach left for the same job at South Carolina.
Currie said he tried to offer Martin a chance to restructure his contract several times over the course of the season. That included a last-minute pitch Monday, when Martin called to inform K-State officials...
MANHATTAN, Kan. - The much debated Frank Martin decision to stay or leave Kansas State became official Monday night with multiple sources reporting his move to South Carolina to become the Gamecocks’ head basketball coach. He leaves K-State with 117 wins, an all-time high for a Wildcat coach in his first five seasons.
Kansas State Wildcats head coach Frank Martin has accepted an offer for the same position at South Carolina, sources have confirmed. According to a tweet by CBSSports.com’s Jeff Goodman, the Gamecocks will have a news conference tomorrow (March 26th) at 10 AM to introduce Martin as their new head man. Goodman also noted that Martin [...]
Kansas State athletic director John Currie claimed Tuesday that a receipt showing an illicit payment to forward Jamar Samuels was brought to the school's attention after someone found it in the trash at a grocery store.
"It was found just on the floor, in the trash at the grocery store, and it was brought to the compliance office," Currie said, according to The Kansas...
((HT: KCStar/Robinett))Looks like Kansas State basketball coach Frank Martin is heading to Columbia, SC to be South Carolina’s next head coach- according to "sources close to the coach" a day after he denied interest in the job during CBS coverage of the regional finals.That same "source" says Martin will be introduced tomorrow. According to Robinett: The State...
Despite various reports, Kansas State Wildcats head coach Frank Martin has not accepted the head coaching vacancy at South Carolina, as confirmed by ESPN.
Nebraska jumped on Kansas State early and saw their record improve to 18-9 on the year after a 6-3 win Tuesday night.