Tony Allen, a career role player, has emerged as a difference-maker for the Grizzlies franchise in general and especially in this series with Oklahoma City. He does some silly things, sure. But the good again outweighed the bad in Thursday's win over the Thunder.
Marshall athletic director Mike Hamrick announced early Thursday that his school's search for a new men's basketball coach is complete, and a source confirmed to CBSSports.com that Dan D'Antoni will fill the position.
Discussions between Tennessee officials and Michael White that intensified over the weekend have cooled, and sources told CBSSports.com on Monday that the 37-year-old has decided to stay at Louisiana Tech rather than move to Knoxville.