Conference USA RUMORS & NEWS

  • MTSU, Kermit Davis agree to new contract

    Tennessean "MTSU men’s basketball coach Kermit Davis has agreed to a new contract. MTSU athletics director Chris Massaro said Davis agreed to the deal that will keep him on as head coach for the next eight years. Financial details were not immediately available Tuesday. Davis’ previous contract ran through..." June 23

  • Former Oklahoma State player and UTSA coach, Brooks Thompson dies at age 45

    Tulsa World "Brooks Thompson, who served as a player and assistant at Oklahoma State before a 10-year career as a Division-I head coach, died on Thursday. He was 45. Thompson was diagnosed with double organ failure in April and had been hospitalized for much of the past two months. He was able to return..." June 10

  • MTSU forward Reggie Upshaw to have wrist surgery

    Daily News Journal "MTSU forward Reggie Upshaw will undergo surgery Thursday to repair a damaged ligament in his left wrist, coach Kermit Davis announced Wednesday. “Reggie has exemplified great toughness throughout his career at Middle Tennessee,” Davis said in a statement. “We expect him to be very diligent in..." June 01

  • UTEP's Tim Floyd gets into shouting match with reporter

    Fox Sports "It's May, and let's be blunt: If you're a fan of college hoops, it's a slow time of year. Thankfully, however, UTEP coach Tim Floyd and local radio host Steve Kaplowitz have given us plenty to talk about. The two sides apparently don't get along, as Kaplowitz has been critical of Floyd through..." May 11

  • Iowa State picks up graduate transfer Merrill Holden

    Des Moines Register "With big man recruit Emmanuel Malou's NCAA status still a mystery, Iowa State picked up some guaranteed help for next season. On Saturday, Louisiana Tech graduate transfer Merrill Holden announced his plans to join the Cyclones. The 6-foot-8, 220-pound native of Chicago averaged 8.1 points..." May 08