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KELVIN SAMPSON RUMORS

Coaches Pearl, Sampson, Haith get fresh starts

Bruce Pearl sat in a hotel room with Auburn athletic director Jay Jacobs and let the words and emotions spill out. Banished from coaching for three years by the NCAA, Pearl spoke well into the night on that Friday in March about the events that ended his successful run at Tennessee. It was enough to convince Jacobs that the guy at the top of his wish list didn't have questionable...
Via AP on Fox
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Kelvin Sampson Returns to College Basketball, Takes Over at Houston

To prove that, yes, a person can indeed come home again, the University of Houston hired Kelvin Sampson on Wednesday to head its men’s basketball program. Sampson’s return to the college game marks a homecoming of sorts for the embattled former coach at Washington State, Oklahoma, and Indiana. He has served his penance since coming under fire in for making impermissible phone...
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April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

University of Houston Hires Kelvin Sampson

A source confirmed to CBSSports.com on Wednesday that Kelvin Sampson has agreed to become the Cougars coach. Sampson, 58, was fired from Indiana in 2008 after an NCAA investigation into improper and excessive contact with recruits regarding phone calls and text messages. Sampson had worked in the NBA as an assistant with the Milwaukee Bucks and Houston Rockets over the past six years...
Via Thacover2
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: University of Houston hires Kelvin Sampson as head coach

The University of Houston is nearing a deal with top Houston Rockets assistant coach Kelvin Sampson to become their next men’s basketball head coach. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports first reported the deal, and ESPN’s Jeff Goodman reported that the deal has been completed. According to Goodman, the deal is a five-year deal for Sampson. […]
Via Full Scale Sports
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: University of Houston Close to Deal with Kelvin Sampson

Kelvin Sampson is close to getting back in the college game. According to Adrian Wojnarowski he is nearing a deal to become the new Head Coach at the University of Houston: University of Houston is nearing an agreement with Rockets assistant coach Kelvin Sampson to become head coach, sources tell Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) April 2, 2014 Sampson’s show...
Via BlackSportsOnline
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Kelvin Sampson Emerges As Candidate For University Of Houston

Kelvin Sampson has become a leading candidate to replace James Dickey as head coach at the University of Houston. Sampson took Oklahoma to the 2002 Final Four and had 18 consecutive winning seasons at Washington State, Oklahoma and Indiana. Sampson has interviewed for several NBA head coaching jobs in recent years and is well-regarded within NBA circles. Sampson is currently an assistant...
Via RealGM
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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