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June 12, 1989 | CHRIS BAKER, Times Staff Writer
USC basketball Coach George Raveling announced that he has withdrawn from consideration for the vacant head coaching job at the University of Maryland. After being interviewed at Maryland on Thursday, Raveling met with two personal advisers Saturday night. After deciding to remain at USC, he informed Maryland Athletic Director Lew Perkins of his decision and issued a statement to the media on Sunday. "After careful consideration I have concluded that it's in my best interest to fulfill the remaining years of my contract at USC," Raveling's statement read.
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September 8, 2010 | Wire reports
Embattled Kansas Athletic Director Lew Perkins retired 12 months early Tuesday, following a year of controversy and embarrassment for both himself and the school. Perkins, 65, said in June that he would retire in September 2011. Instead, he and Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little announced he was leaving immediately and didn't make themselves available to reporters to explain why. Senior associate athletics director Sean Lester , who came in with Perkins in 2003, was named interim athletic director.
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September 8, 2010 | Wire reports
Embattled Kansas Athletic Director Lew Perkins retired 12 months early Tuesday, following a year of controversy and embarrassment for both himself and the school. Perkins, 65, said in June that he would retire in September 2011. Instead, he and Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little announced he was leaving immediately and didn't make themselves available to reporters to explain why. Senior associate athletics director Sean Lester , who came in with Perkins in 2003, was named interim athletic director.
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May 12, 1989 | From Times wire service s
Bob Wade, whose program has been under NCAA investigation for almost two months, has resigned his position as head basketball coach at the University of Maryland, it was announced today. Wade and the Terrapin basketball program came under investigation by the NCAA and the university's legal counsel in late February when Wade informed Maryland athletic director Lew Perkins that members of his staff had violated NCAA rules by providing a recruit with transportation to classes.
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June 2, 1989 | From Times wire service s
Stanford coach Mike Montgomery has asked that he no longer be considered for the vacant head basketball coaching position at the University of Maryland. "It's a great job, and the situation is primed for the right guy to come in and make things happen, but it won't be Mike Montgomery," said Montgomery, who has coached at Stanford three years. Montgomery, 41, told the Baltimore Sun that he met with Maryland officials, including Athletic Director Lew Perkins, Tuesday at a "neutral" site.
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February 22, 1989 | Associated Press
Maryland Coach Bob Wade has admitted his staff has violated National Collegiate Athletic Assn. rules by providing transportation to a basketball recruit, but denied his own involvement and said he had no comment Tuesday. Wade refused to comment on the violation he reported to Maryland Athletic Director Lew Perkins.
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June 12, 1989 | CHRIS BAKER, Times Staff Writer
USC basketball Coach George Raveling announced that he has withdrawn from consideration for the vacant head coaching job at the University of Maryland. After being interviewed at Maryland on Thursday, Raveling met with two personal advisers Saturday night. After deciding to remain at USC, he informed Maryland Athletic Director Lew Perkins of his decision and issued a statement to the media on Sunday. "After careful consideration I have concluded that it's in my best interest to fulfill the remaining years of my contract at USC," Raveling's statement read.
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May 24, 1989 | From Times wire services
Ohio State Athletic Director Jim Jones has given Maryland officials permission to talk to basketball Coach Gary Williams about the head coaching job at his alma mater. Maryland Athletic Director Lew Perkins contacted Jones late Tuesday afternoon. "We think Gary has done a fine job and we don't look forward to seeing him leave," Jones said. "We don't want him to leave." Williams, who has two years left on a five-year contract at Ohio State, indicated earlier Tuesday that he was interested in the Maryland job, which became available when Bob Wade resigned May 12.
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March 23, 1986 | Associated Press
Eddie Fogler, an assistant basketball coach at the University of North Carolina for 13 seasons, was named head coach at Wichita State on Saturday. Fogler succeeds Gene Smithson, who was fired March 5. Fogler was introduced at a news conference by Athletic Director Lew Perkins, who said he had fired Smithson because of declining attendance, community apathy and a poor academic record by players in the program.
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