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...
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...
Houston has found its next head coach, and it's a name college hoops fans are very familiar with.
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.
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
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...
Houston Rockets assistant coach Kelvin Sampson has emerged as a leading candidate to become the head coach at the university of Houston, multiple sources told Yahoo Sports.
Sampson is expected to meet with school representatives soon to discuss the job. Sources told Yahoo Sports that the Cougars are determined to hire a proven winner at the major level of college basketball.
The Milwaukee Bucks appear set to take the first step in finding their next head coach.According to a report in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, the Bucks were granted permission to speak with Houston Rockets assistant coach Kelvin Sampson and will interview him in Milwaukee on Thursday.
Thought of as one of Milwaukees top targets, Sampson just finished his second season under Kevin...
The Charlotte Bobcats have requested permission from the Houston Rockets to interview Kelvin Sampson for their head coaching vacancy.
Sampson has been an assistant coach with the Rockets since 2011.
Sampson was a head coach at Washington, Oklahoma and Indiana. After stepping down at Indiana amid scandal, Sampson has become a well respected assistant in the NBA.
We’d heard rumblings of an altercation between Indiana head coach Tom Crean and a Michigan assistant after the Hoosiers’ narrow victory over the Wolverines, but now we’ve got video proof.
In the below clip, Crean goes after former IU assistant Jeff Meyer, who was part of the program during Kelvin Sampson’s tenure. Sampson resigned as coach at Indiana in 2008 after multiple...
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Mike Dunleavy and Houston assistant Kelvin Sampson are expected to get a call from the Bucks to fill their coaching vacancy. We’ll give the early edge to Dunleavy, based on the fact that he once coached the team and is still a huge fan favorite from his playing days. He also wants to be considered for the Brooklyn job in his home borough.
via Mitch Lawrence, New York Daily News