Big East holds conference to help freshman adaptation

The Big East Conference is working to ensure their freshman student-athletes have all of the resources in place to make a smooth transition to college. The conference for all incoming freshman is taking place in New York. “We felt there was a spate of information we could impart on freshmen to help with their transformation from high school to college and college and beyond,...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Big East brings freshmen to New York

NEW YORK (AP) The Big East brought its incoming freshman class to New York City for two days and not one basketball was bounced, dunked or dribbled. The 10-member, basketball-centric Big East invited its ''rookies'' for a weekend of discussions of what these athletes were going to find out about what the next four years - less for the stars - will bring and then life after that...
Via Associated Press
September 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Big East creates program to help freshman adjust to college

The Big East announced this week the creation of a program designed to prepare incoming freshman to the expectations of college athletics, called the “Freshman Fundamentals Program.” Similar to how rookies in the pros are given advice and placed in seminars on how to conduct themselves off-the-court, handle their finances and whatever else they might run into, Big East freshman...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons’ Rumors: Will Stu Jackson Become Stan Van Gundy’s General Manager?

Stu Jackson was interviewed for the Pistons’ general manager position, and could be a leading candidate for the job. (Kris Krug, Flickr) Since the whirlwind of Stan Van Gundy’s hiring and the Detroit Pistons losing out on the draft lottery, there hasn’t been much new news to report with regards to the team until this week. Still in need of a general manager, the Pistons reportedly...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Stu Jackson to provide analysis for NBA TV

Former NBA executive vice president of operations Stu Jackson is joining NBA TV, providing analysis on rules, discipline and other areas that he oversaw in the league office. He also will take questions from fans on Twitter and give his insights on Jackson left his position on Aug. 1 after more than 13 years at the league, where he was in charge of all matters relating...
Via Associated Press
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

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