Metro Atlantic Athl. RUMORS & NEWS

  • Penn State Nittany Lions land point guard transfer Jalen Pickett

    ESPN "Siena transfer Jalen Pickett, a top-25 overall transfer and one of the best available point guards, committed to Penn State on Sunday. Pickett chose the Nittany Lions over Oregon State, although Michigan, Gonzaga and Baylor were all involved late into his..." April 26

  • Rick Pitino rooting for former assistant coach in Final Four

    Larry Brown Sports "Rick Pitino has a rooting interest in the Final Four thanks to one of his former assistant coaches. UCLA coach Mick Cronin was an assistant to Pitino at Louisville from 2001-2003. He’s been very successful since then, reaching the NCAA Tournament with Murray State and finding..." March 31

  • Rick Pitino 'in heaven' at Iona, not interested in 'big-time' programs

    Yardbarker "Rick Pitino has no plans to leave Iona after guiding the Gaels to the NCAA men's basketball tournament in his first season as head coach.  Following a 68-55 loss to No. 2 Alabama on Saturday, Pitino admitted he wants "no part of the so-called big time..." March 21

  • Beware Rick Pitino in March Madness

    New York Post "The Iona name on the jersey won’t get the attention of the Gonzagas and the other March Madness powerhouses who have the horses. But Rick Pitino standing in front of his team, pacing and sliding and crouching frenetically, certainly will. Iona doesn’t have the..." March 15

  • Monmouth women's basketball coach Jody Craig resigns, two days after suspension

    USA Today "The week began with Monmouth University suspending women's basketball coach Jody Craig for Tuesday's opening game of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Tournament. And a day after the Hawks bowed out in the opening round to close out a 2-16 season, the..." March 11