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The 5 greatest things Ron Hunter said the day after his miracle NCAA tournament win

ftw.usatoday.com — Georgia State coach Ron Hunter has become the darling of the NCAA tournament, and rightly so. The father-son story? The torn Achilles? The chair? The fall? It's all too precious. Plus, Hunter is really a likeable, funny guy who is soaking up every moment of this experience.

Ron, R.J. Hunter get to share shining moment in NCAA tournament

indystar.com — R.J. Hunter's 3-pointer with 2.7 seconds remaining capped a comeback from a 12-point deficit and lifted 14th-seeded Georgia State to a 57-56 opening-game victory over third-seeded Baylor in the NCAA tournament on Thursday.

Georgia State Panthers coach Ron Hunter falls off stool as son RJ Hunter nails match-winning three-pointer

smh.com.au — Proud father: Ron Hunter. Photo: Getty Images Follow Hoops Heaven on Twitter Georgia State coach Ron Hunter fell out of his chair. The rest of America probably did, too. The No. 14 seed Georgia State Panthers knocked out No. 3 seed Baylor Bears 57-56 in a NCAA Tournament First Round boilover when the coach's son, junior guard R.J.

High expectations, high salaries in SEC West: Each coach makes at least $4M

sports.usatoday.com — The news was a formality, several months in the making. Still, it was a bit jarring Thursday night when Mississippi State released the details of football coach Dan Mullen's new contract and the realization set in that a new bar had been set in the already insane world of coaching salaries.

Obama to meet with college athletics officials next week

usatoday.com — A meeting including Obama administration officials, NCAA executives and college athletics directors is scheduled to occur at the White House this week, according to three people with direct knowledge of the meeting. The people spoke on the condition of the anonymity because the meeting had not previously been publicized.

FSU program built for winning

hattiesburgamerican.com — Jimbo Fisher doesn't know what the final number is going to be. Maybe it's as few as nine, but perhaps as many as 14 players off the current Florida State roster will be off to the NFL Draft as soon as the Seminoles' season ends.

Ole Miss QB signee Chad Kelly arrested after scuffle with police

wgrz.com — Chad Kelly, the nephew of legendary quarterback Jim Kelly who had signed to play at Ole Miss just last week, was arrested early Sunday morning in Buffalo. He faces several misdemeanor charges for trying to fight nightclub bouncers and police officers after he and a friend refused to leave a bar, according to police.

Ex-IU QB target Chad Kelly arrested

indystar.com — Chad Kelly, the nephew of legendary quarterback Jim Kelly who had signed to play at Ole Miss just last week, was arrested early Sunday morning in Buffalo. He faces several misdemeanor charges for trying to fight nightclub bouncers and police officers after he and a friend refused to leave a bar, according to a police report obtained by the Buffalo News.

Bob Bowlsby expects no immediate changes for Big 12 after Playoff snub

usatoday.com — NEW YORK - Not landing one of its co-champions in the College Football Playoff was a shock to the Big 12 Conference, but not so much that it will compel them to immediately seek expansion, commissioner Bob Bowlsby said Monday.

The game changed, and so did Alabama and Nick Saban

sports.usatoday.com — ATLANTA - Darkness was approaching in Oxford, Miss., thousands of fans had flooded the field and goalposts were about to be carried away at Alabama's expense. Nick Saban retreated into a small media room that night in early October and told anyone who would listen what mattered was responding the right way, the way Alabama did in 2011 and 2012 when it lost a game but won the national title anyway.
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Mar 31, 2015

RT @NicoleAuerbach: UConn prez tells Kevin Ollie, coaches not to travel to Indy in wake of controversial law: usat.ly/1Cuuygc

Mar 31, 2015

Except for in 2011 when Grizzlies wanted 8 seed instead of 7 RT @SBondyNYDN: Lionel Hollins says he doesn't believe in resting players...

Mar 31, 2015

Free market, baby RT @BozOzler: @DanWolken too bad it wont affect these ridiculous hotel prices in Indy this weekend.

Mar 31, 2015

For those who don’t know, the National Association of Basketball Coaches convention takes place during the Final Four. Nearly all attend.

Mar 31, 2015

@KevinOnCFB Coach’s convention takes place during Final Four. Pretty much every CBB coach in the country comes for it.

Mar 31, 2015

@PeterBurnsESPN I don’t have any restaurant recs, but they do have a Yogurt Mountain in T-Town, which is the king of FroYo chains IMO

Mar 31, 2015

WOW RT @AmoreCourant: #UConn coaches will not go to the Final Four this week, school pres. Susan Herbst said

Mar 31, 2015

Pat Haden says he won't attend playoff selection committee meeting in Indy usat.ly/1bNrnaR via @usatoday

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