This year’s Final Four coaches have one thing in common: None is among the 10 highest-paid coaches in the NCAA tournament. USA Today released its annual list of men’s college basketball coaches’ salaries among NCAA tournament teams Wednesday, and while the Bluegrass State duo of Rick Pitino and John Calipari tops all tournament coaches in total pay, Oregon’s Dana Altman is the highest-paid tournament coach whose team is still standing this season. Altman’s total pay of $2.651 million comes in at No. 11 nationally among tournament teams, leading all Final Four coaches.
An unusual scene unfolded after Monday night’s Auburn-Florida softball game when Tigers senior Haley Fagan and Florida coach Tim Walton got in a shoving match. Fagan walked by Walton with her arms at her sides and Walton appeared to shove her as she went by. Fagan responded by pushing Walton right back.
Now that Melo Trimble has declared for the NBA Draft and hired an agent, Maryland basketball has one scholarship spot open. Getting MJ Walker to fill it would be a coup for a team that now has to replace one of the best scorers in program history. Walkers one of the top uncommitted players in the country, and included Maryland in a list of seven schools hes still considering at a practice for the McDonalds All-America Game.