The Nevin Shapiro scandal at the University of Miami has reached to the hills of Kentucky. Western Kentucky University announced Thursday that Jake Morton has resigned as the school’s director of basketball operations.
Missouri Tigers Head Coach Frank Haith, Louisville Cardinals Associate Head Coach Clint Hurtt, Western Kentucky University assistant basketball coach Jake Morton and two other former University of Miami coaches have received notices of allegation from the NCAA for their alleged part in the Nevin Shapiro scandal.
The Florida International Panthers 2012 season began with high hopes for another bowl bid. Instead, the Panthers season fell apart quickly and heading into Saturday’s game against Western Kentucky, FIU is simply playing for respect.
Everyone cheers for the underdog and the big upset in sports. But there’s one upset that has eluded the NCAA Tournament ever since it expanded to 64 teams; a number 16 seed knocking off a number 1 seed.
A tough break for Florida International on Saturday after Western Kentucky’s Casey Tinius hit a 34-yard field goal to win the game 10-9 win.
Brass horns blared and a din rose from the student section as fans stomped their feet when Florida Atlantic coach Howard Schnellenberger led his Owls onto the field for the first game in their new on-campus stadium.
Florida Atlantic University lost a close match Saturday with Western Kentycky, ending an eight-game winning streak for the Owls.