Isn't this supposed to be the quiet time in college athletics? Ya, right. No matter that it's June. There's still a bunch of stuff going on. For links, read on.
• Of course the splashiest news yesterday was Xavier Hicks troubles. We had this short story (third item) on his DWLS citation. Most everyone else ran the Associated Press story. ... As predicted here yesterday, former WSU guard Nick Witherill is transferring to Grand Canyon College, along with a bunch of other Division I players. The Arizona Republic story has the information. It's a good fit for Witherill. ... The Pac-10 summer meetings are this weekend in San Francisco, and saving money is the No. 1 agenda item. The Times' Bud Withers has this column examining the objectives. ... Speaking of finances, Oregon State is still struggling.
• That's it for this morning. We'll be back as events warrant. Until then ...