From Pullman -- Lots of links following yesterday's big news that Ernie Kent was hired as the WSU men's basketball coach. Follow the jump and we'll direct you to the news in bullet form.
- The first whiff that something might be happening when athletic director Bill Moos hinted that a hire was nigh on Cougar Calls.
- Then news started to leak that Ernie Kent was the new WSU coach.
- Finally there was confirmation.
- Here is our story on the hire, another from Adam Lewis and a look at the pros and cons of the hire from Cougcenter.
- We found an excellent primer on the offense he ran at Oregon.
- John Blanchette says it was hardly a surprise.
- One of college basketball's best coaches, Cal's Mike Montgomery, announced his retirement and has a replacement in mind.
- Washington pick up a quarterback commitment for next year's recruiting class and got some good news on the legal front.
- Competition is fierce for a starting spot at Oregon.
- UCLA is going to play LSU.
- So is Arizona State.