The Bird Level
So with Porter taking the Oklahoma gig, what does that say about the Indiana job?
Yes, that surprised me because when it was an issue with Lansing, I assumed that was the normal thing to do. But if Kansas is just now doing it with Self, I wonder what in the hell ISU was thinking when it locked itself into that.Anyone notice that Bill Self got a lifetime contract which is just adding the 5 year rollover?
ISU had a President at the time that publicly stated "I'll never pay a coach more than a Provost." Any mid-major coach (especially in the MVC) taking a team to the NCAA Tourney commands much more than the salary of a Provost when it's contract time--at least at schools that take their basketball program seriously. In fact, I would bet almost every other MVC school pays it's basketball coach much more than it's Provost. Regardless, Prettyman had no leverage, no money, and wasn't negotiating with Lansing from any sort of position of strength. Since ISU wanted to keep him the rolling contract was all they could do to make a long-term deal attractive. It is very telling that during Lansing's losing streak ISU couldn't even afford to buy out two years of the smallest salary in the MVC.I wonder what in the hell ISU was thinking when it locked itself into that.
It also says he can’t be fired “for cause” due to any NCAA infractions. KU gave him the ultimate green light to cheat however he so pleases without any contractual repercussions.Anyone notice that Bill Self got a lifetime contract which is just adding the 5 year rollover?
Meh... No interest in who "coaches" the Heels.... as the ncaa EVER ruled on the bullsh*t classes at unc?
The NCAA rules that because all students (athletes or not) could take the classes and all students received fake/inflated grades it was a university issue not an athletics issue.