Charleston Rumors & News

  • College of Charleston loses leading scorer to season-ending injury

    College Basketball Talk "Prior to the team’s game against Elon Saturday afternoon, the College of Charleston announced that leading scorer Canyon Barry will miss the remainder of the season with a shoulder injury. The 6-foot-6 junior suffered the injury during the Cougars’ game against William & Mary January 2, and he..." January 18

  • Charleston's Joe Chealey suffers season-ending leg injury

    The Score "Charleston junior point guard Joe Chealey will miss the entire season after suffering a leg injury in practice this week, the school announced Wednesday. As a sophomore, the Chealey led the team in assists per game (3.3), and free-throw percentage (75.8), while recording 12.4 points, and 3.6..." October 22

  • College of Charleston loses guard for two-to-four weeks

    College Basketball Talk "College of Charleston is struggling and sitting in last place in the CAA and things only got worse on Saturday as the school announced an injury to senior guard Anthony Stitt. The team’s third-leading scorer will miss two-to-four weeks with a knee injury, per the official release from the..." January 12

  • Doug Wojcik, College of Charleston settle at $400,000

    The Post and Courier "Former head basketball coach Doug Wojcik received a $400,000 settlement from the College of Charleston, according to documents the school supplied to The Post and Courier through the Freedom of Information Act. The College of Charleston only had to pay $150,000 of the $400,000 that was owed to..." September 16

  • Doug Wojcik, College of Charleston reach settlement

    The Post and Courier "As it turns out, former College of Charleston basketball coach Doug Wojcik will not get a chance to tell his side of the story in a court of law. Wojcik and the College of Charleston reached a settlement Tuesday after the former Naval Academy point guard had been accused of verbally abusing his..." September 10

  • Earl Grant named head coach at College of Charleston

    Sporting News - NCAAB "After a whirlwind discovery period sent the school's eight-person search panel back to the drawing board last week, the College of Charleston Cougars finally have their new head coach. Former Clemson assistant coach Earl Grant has reportedly accepted the position left vacant when the school..." September 03

  • Former Charlotte coach Bobby Lutz interviews for Charleston job

    CBS Sports "Former Charlotte coach Bobby Lutz has interviewed with Charleston president Glenn McConnell in the past 48 hours and remains a candidate to be the Cougars' next head coach, sources told on Saturday. Lutz is one two candidates known to have interviewed at Charleston since Anthony..." August 31

  • Domestic dispute led Johnson to withdraw from Charleston search

    CBS Sports "Charleston great Anthony Johnson withdrew his name from consideration for the College of Charleston coaching vacancy after it became known that he was involved in a domestic dispute with his then-wife in 2011, confirmed on Thursday. The Post and Courier initially reported the..." August 29

  • College of Charleston basketball coach search comes up empty after leading candidates back out

    The Post and Courier "The College of Charleston is 80 days away from its basketball season opener and the Cougars don't appear to be any closer to hiring a coach than they were a month ago. The search to replace Doug Wojcik, who was fired on Aug. 5, took a bizarre twist Wednesday when the two leading candidates -..." August 28

  • Anthony Johnson, Mike Young finalists for College of Charleston basketball position

    The Post and Courier "With the search for a new basketball coach at the College of Charleston entering its third week, former Cougars guard Anthony Johnson and Wofford coach Mike Young have emerged as the finalists for the job. The search committee interviewed six candidates before submitting the names of Johnson..." August 27

  • College of Charleston considers bringing back Bobby Cremins; Anthony Johnson would be 'coach in waiting'

    The Post and Courier "The hunt for a new basketball coach at the College of Charleston took a surprising turn Wednesday as the school's search committee considered the return of former coach Bobby Cremins, The Post and Courier has learned. The proposal under consideration would bring Cremins, 67, back as head coach..." August 21

  • College of Charleston search committee meets; Anthony Johnson emerging as front-runner

    The Post and Courier "The eight-person search committee appointed to find a basketball coach at the College of Charleston met for more than an hour Thursday. A source associated with the College of Charleston athletic department confirmed the meeting and said the committee hopes to have a candidate to recommend to..." August 12

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 08

  • Charleston under pressure to hire minority to replace Doug Wojcik

    CBS Sports "While Charleston prepares for a certain legal battle with Doug Wojcik and, at the same time, tries to find his replacement, one thing that's gone unreported but is worth noting is how first-year president Glenn McConnell is facing internal and external pressure to hire a minority as his next men's..." August 06

  • Charleston fires Doug Wojcik

    CBS Sports "Charleston fired coach Doug Wojcik on Tuesday for what president Glenn McConnell described as "just cause" after investigations into allegations of verbal and physical abuse. reported last month that it had become "increasingly unlikely" that Wojcik would ever coach again at..." August 05

  • Doug Wojcik's lawyer releases new video to counter abuse allegations

    CBS Sports "The laywer for College of Charleston coach Doug Wojcik has released a video of evidence and a statement that denies the C of C coach ever physically abused his Cougar players. The Post and Courier of Charleston and WCIV ABC in Charleston obtained the letter and video from Scott Tompsett,..." July 30

  • College of Charleston President orders second investigation of Coach Doug Wojcik

    The Post and Courier "College of Charleston President Glenn McConnell has ordered a second investigation of embattled basketball coach Doug Wojcik based on new allegations of a physical confrontation with a player and verbal abuse of athletic department staff. One of the allegations in the new report includes a..." July 23

  • Doug Wojcik heads out recruiting

    ESPN "College of Charleston coach Doug Wojcik headed out on the recruiting trail on Thursday with the university's approval, a source close to the situation told ESPN. Wojcik, who has been suspended for the month of August following an investigation of verbal abuse, did not go out on the road..." July 18

  • College of Charleston's Wojcik not recruiting this week

    ESPN "Embattled College of Charleston coach Doug Wojcik will not be on the road recruiting when the period starts Wednesday for college coaches, the school announced Tuesday. Wojcik was recently under investigation for verbally abusing his players during his first two years at the school. The..." July 08

  • Doug Wojcik not planning to resign

    ESPN "College of Charleston coach Doug Wojcik is not planning on resigning in the wake of a school investigation that culminated in a 50-page report that alleges numerous instances of verbal abuse. "It's not true that coach Wojcik is quitting," Wojcik's attorney, Scott Tompsett, said in a statement..." July 06

  • Doug Wojcik unlikely to survive details of abuse at Charleston

    CBS Sports "It's becoming increasingly unlikely that Doug Wojcik will survive Charleston's investigation into his alleged verbal abuse of players and ever coach another game for the Cougars, multiple sources told on Thursday. Exactly how his tenure will end seems to be the only real..." July 03

  • Sources: Charleston coach Doug Wojcik investigated for verbal abuse

    ESPN "College of Charleston coach Doug Wojcik is being investigated by the school for verbal abuse of players, sources confirmed to on Wednesday. Sources confirmed multiple reports that Wojcik has been under investigation for the past few weeks. The Post and Courier reported that Wojcik is..." July 02

  • Charleston's Doug Wojcik being investigated for verbal abuse

    CBS Sports "College of Charleston coach Doug Wojcik is being investigated by the school because of allegations of verbal abuse against players, reported Tuesday night. Marlene Navor, director of athletics communications at Charleston, told late Tuesday that the school has no..." July 02