This season, FIU men’s basketball schedule is daunting. Going against five postseason teams from a year ago, the Panthers will face the tough task of rebuilding an 8-21 record from last year.
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According to the Pembroke Pines police, former FIU women’s basketball player, Marquita Adley has been arrested on three counts of sexual battery. She has bond of $5,000 per count alleged against her. The trial for Adley is still pending.
Head Coach Richard Pitino announced today a matchup with his former team, and father, to begin this season and continue for the next three years.
Dominique Ferguson has had enough with FIU, and has decided to enter the 2012 NBA draft and forgo his last two seasons of collegiate ball. This announcement coming less than a month after his former head coach Isiah Thomas was released from his contract.
The start of a school year is like a clean slate, but somehow, Athletics just kept throwing dirt all over that slate, nearly burying it….
After an up and down week within the men’s basketball program with the firing of Isiah Thomas, it appears that the Executive Director of Sports and Entertainment Pete Garcia has found his new coach.
Basketball to Rosenberg: “We are writing this letter in regards to a few concerns we have surrounding the firing of our Coach Isiah Thomas and his staff.”
There is one thing that the basketball program needed: A fresh start.
An emotional Isiah Thomas sat outside the FIU basketball facility handing hugs to his former players. Thomas informed his team that he would no longer be part of the program.