- Aug 26, 2011
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-> The search figures to heat up late in the season and conclude shortly after the Huskies’ season finale vs. Houston on Nov. 27. “The process has begun because we know we have hire another head coach at the end of the season,” Benedict said. “The process is trying to identify potential candidates. You would like to hire someone so they are in place by Dec. 1 with the early signing period Dec. 15.
You have student-athletes on our team that are going to be making decisions, everyone has the right to transfer. So we want to make sure our team, potential recruits and opportunities in the transfer portal are something we can take advantage of, as opposed to setting the program further back by not having someone in place.” <-
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This is the last two paragraphs: -> On the basketball front, Benedict was fine with Big East commissioner Val Ackerman’s suggestion this week that the conference consider expanding when it’s TV deal with Fox is up.
“In this world that we live in,” Benedict said, “where competitiveness and strength of conference is so critical in a lot of different aspects, you have to be willing to look at alliances or additions all the time. We have to begin to look beyond how it’s always worked.” <-