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Coyote Corner: Reaction to Boots' Retirement

It's safe to say that Dave Boots' retirement caught pretty much everybody, from the administration to the players, off guard. Boots, who had compiled a record of 503-235 in 25 seasons with the Coyotes, quietly broke the news to athletic director David Herbster Tuesday morning. He informed the team of his decision following an afternoon...
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Tough Calls

The NCAA men’s basketball rules committee has recommended several changes for the upcoming season.  The changes will likely be approved on June 18 and go into effect this November. The most notable, in my mind, is an adjustment in the block/charge call… the toughest and most controversial whistle in the game. The most recent change in this...
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Total Speculation

Totally unconfirmed reports from a dubious and non-existent source in the Chicagoland area indicate that the Summit League will cease to exist immediately. Oakland University has taken its ball and gone (closer to) home to the Horizon League. Indiana University, Purdue University Fort Wayne has discontinued all athletic programs and will...
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Summit League Survival

SUMMIT LEAGUE MEDIA STATEMENT REGARDING OAKLAND UNIVERSITY’S DEPARTURE “Oakland University has been a member of The Summit League for the past 15 years and we wish them well in the future. In the ever-changing college athletics landscape, this move was rumored and anticipated for several months. Although it comes at a very late time in the year,...
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Counting the Wins

You can count wins in two ways. One becomes just a numbers game where more will always be better. Statistics determine the victor, and valor goes to those who beat the clock, battle for the comeback or cruise to acclaim by scoring more. Then you can count it where hash marks don’t matter, but heart does. The intangible where victory comes from...
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MidcoSN to air Augustana Women’s Basketball in Final Four LIVE

MidcoSN is excited to air Augustana Women’s Basketball LIVE in the NCAA Division II Final Four on Wednesday at 6 PM (CT). Augustana will take on Dowling College, with hopes to advance to the title game. If Augustana wins Wednesday evening MidcoSN will also air the national title game LIVE on Friday, March 29 at 7 PM (CT). “Midcontinent and...
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