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Tag:Mark Morefield
Posted on: July 18, 2011 1:35 pm
Edited on: July 18, 2011 2:50 pm
 

Source: Baylor asst. Morefield leaving program

By Jeff Goodman

Baylor assistant coach Mark Morefield is resigning to “pursue other opportunities.”

The Bears put out a release on Monday afternoon stating that Morefield is leaving – and will be replaced by Baylor alum Grant McCasland, the head coach at Abilene Christian.

But let’s face it: Morefield didn’t just up and decide to resign.

He was at the center of a controversy that I wrote about back in October at my previous place of employment, Foxsports.com. Morefield sent dozens of texts to Hanner Perea’s AAU and high school coaches – including one of the threatening variety.

It sparked an NCAA investigation, the findings of which have yet to be released. 

"I guarantee u if he does [commit to another school] he will be in Colombia for the spring and summer and next year. Don’t forget it,” the text said.

Here’s the link to the story: http://msn.foxsports.com/collegebas
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