Friday Feb. 22, 2008
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) -- Indiana University has agreed to a
$725,000 buyout with basketball coach Kelvin Sampson, according to
school spokesman Larry MacIntyre.
Sampson has come under fire since an NCAA report last week cited
him for making improper phone calls to high school players, then
providing false and misleading information to investigators from
both the university and the NCAA
Assistant coach Dan Dakich will take over running
the team on an interim basis, but its not known how many players
he'll have available when the 15th-ranked Hoosiers take on
Senior captain D.J. White, Armon Bassett, Jordan Crawford,
Jamarcus Ellis, DeAndre Thomas and Brandon McGee skipped Dakich's
first practice this afternoon.
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