December 18, 1996 |
Roger Reid, who won at least 20 games in six of his seven seasons at Brigham Young, was abruptly fired Tuesday after a turbulent 1-6 start to this season. BYU athletics officials said Reid would "step down" as coach and remain at the university in an unspecified capacity. Assistant Tony Ingle was named interim coach. Reid, 49, led the Cougars to five NCAA tournament appearances and three Western Athletic Conference titles, and his 152-77 record is the best winning percentage (66.
May 6, 1988
Roger Reid, an assistant basketball coach at Brigham Young University, turned down an offer by new UCLA Coach Jim Harrick to be an assistant. Reid, 40, said Thursday that he spent several weeks thinking about whether to move to UCLA, but after meetings with BYU Athletic Director Glen Tuckett, President Jeffrey Holland and other school officials, Reid decided to remain at BYU. "Yesterday, I was going to UCLA," Reid said.
March 18, 1989
Ladell Andersen, who coached Brigham Young University to a 114-71 record in six seasons as basketball coach, resigned Friday. BYU was 14-15 in 1988-89, Andersen's first losing season. "I felt this was the best thing I could do for myself, the university and everyone concerned," said Andersen, 60. "There was never any pressure put on me by anyone at Brigham Young or the administration." Schools officials were surprised by Andersen's move.
March 17, 1989
Brigham Young basketball coach Ladell Anderson, having failed to survive the Western Athletic Conference playoffs and finishing with a 14-15 season, stepped down today. BYU Athletic Director Glen Tuckett said Anderson's unexpected departure, ending a six-year stint at the Mormon Church-owned school, should be viewed as a retirement rather than a resignation. "This is a question of semantics," he said at a late-morning news conference.
February 18, 1997 |
Jim Harrick, who confirmed to the Salt Lake Tribune that he has talked informally with Brigham Young University about coaching the Cougar basketball team, will actively seek a job, even if the financial terms of his dismissal from UCLA remain unresolved, Harrick's attorney said. "He wants to work right now," said Robert Tanenbaum, Harrick's attorney. "This is a person who has worked all this life, always had a job to go to. Then, all of a sudden, the rug was pulled out from under him."
November 17, 2007 |
MEN NONCONFERENCE Idaho State (0-2) at Long Beach State (0-2), 4 p.m. -- The inexperienced 49ers have had a difficult time generating offense, averaging only 45 points a game. Donovan Morris leads the team in scoring with eight points a game. Idaho State hasn't fared much better, averaging 56 points and shooting 38.2%. UC Riverside (0-3) at No. 14 Gonzaga (2-0), 5 p.m. -- It is the fourth consecutive road game in 10 days for the Highlanders, who have been paced by Larry Cunningham's 18.