Saturday, February 23, 2008

Who knows?

I still believe that at a basic level, we know what is going to happen: the entire IU team will travel to Evanston tomorrow and will play Northwestern under the direction of an interim head coach who will lead IU for the rest of the season. Whether Sampson will be suspended or whether he will resign as part of a settlement/buyout agreement with IU is up in the air, as is the identity of the interim coach (Dan Dakich still seems likely, but there are rumors about Ray McCallum--frankly, if the players are clamoring for McCallum, all the more reason to appoint Dakich). The how and the when seem quite up in the air right now, but thankfully, we should know something by the end of today.

1 comment:

DJ Elsass said...

I can't agree more about your argument for Dakich as interim. IU needs to take firm, unwavering control of this mess and can't be perceived as being led to decisions by the players. After two years following Sampson into the briar patch, it's time for a strong institutional response that says, unequivocally, the buck stops here.