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KELVIN SAMPSON RUMORS

Houston commits to building $25 million practice facility

Before he took the job, Kelvin Sampson wanted assurances the University of Houston was committed to building a basketball development facility. "If you are the coach at the University of Houston, you want to be in a fair fight," said Sampson, the former Rockets top assistant who signed a five-year deal in April. "You want to be able to have equal footing with other...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  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

Kelvin Sampson agrees to be next Houston Cougars head coach

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. The violations...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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

Sources: Kelvin Sampson a leading candidate for University of Houston job

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. Sampson...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Kelvin Sampson to interview with Bucks

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...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
May 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Bobcats Request Permission To Interview Kelvin Sampson

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.
Via RealGM
May 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Tom Crean To Former IU Assistant Under Kelvin Sampson: “You Helped Wreck Our Program”

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...
Via College Spun
March 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Mike Dunleavy, Kelvin Sampson To Be Considered For Bucks Coaching Job

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 .
Via Beyond The Buzzer
January 13, 2013  |  Discuss
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