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Gators' White gets raise, extension

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(TSX / STATS) -- Florida coach Mike White had his coaching contract reworked through the 2022-23 season, the school announced Friday.

White guided the Gators to a 27-9 record and reached the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament last season. He earned SEC Coach of the Year honors.

White's renegotiated pact is worth just over $2.7 million per season. He will make $16.3 million over six seasons.


NCAA suspends Pitino for 5 ACC games

(TSX / STATS) -- Louisville coach Rick Pitino will be suspended for the first five Atlantic Coast Conference games in the 2017-18 season for failing to monitor his men's basketball program in the wake of a sex scandal, the Division I Committee on Infractions announced Thursday.

The Cardinals also will be on probation for four years, have scholarship reductions and recruiting restrictions. Louisville will also forfeit any money received through conference revenue sharing from the 2012-15 NCAA Tournaments.


Butler tabs Milwaukee's Jordan as coach

(TSX / STATS) -- On the same day that former Butler coach Chris Holtmann was introduced as Ohio State's new coach, multiple news outlets reported Monday that the Bulldogs will hire LaVall Jordan to replace Holtmann.

Jordan is a former Butler player and assistant who has been the head coach at Milwaukee since April 2016.


Holtmann leaves Butler to coach Ohio St.

(TSX / STATS) -- Chris Holtmann is leaving Butler to become the next men's basketball coach at Ohio State, the university announced Friday.

Holtmann, who completed his third year with the Bulldogs in 2016-17, agreed to an eight-year contract with Ohio State worth about $3 million annually, Buckeyes athletic director Gene Smith said. Final details of the deal were being finalized.


Tar Heels F Maye flips car but uninjured

(TSX / STATS) -- North Carolina forward Luke Maye, one of the heroes of the Tar Heels' 2017 NCAA tournament men's basketball championship, was uninjured after his car flipped several times and came to rest upside down on a North Carolina Interstate.

Maye's parents told the Charlotte Observer that their son walked away with no more than a few bumps and bruises in Thursday's accident. The car was totaled.


Arizona prez: Buckeyes won't get Miller

(TSX / STATS) -- Immediately after Thad Matta was pushed out as Ohio State's head basketball coach, the speculation turned to possible replacements, including the Buckeyes may try to lure away Sean Miller from Arizona.

However, University of Arizona president Dr. Robert Robbins, less than a week on the job, said that would happen "over my dead body."


Matta out after 13 seasons at Ohio State

(TSX / STATS) -- Thad Matta is out as the Ohio State head basketball coach after 13 seasons, the university announced Monday.

Matta reportedly wanted to keep coaching the Buckeyes, but athletic director Gene Smith said a change was needed after discussing the situation with the coach.