TITLE

Gone with the wins

AUTHOR(S)
Callahan, Gerry
PUB. DATE
June 1996
SOURCE
Sports Illustrated;6/17/96, Vol. 84 Issue 24, p94
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Details the disintegration of the University of Massachusetts basketball team, with the departure of Marcus Camby and John Calipari. Jewelry received by Camby; Calipari's five-year, $15 million deal to coach the New Jersey Nets; The question of whether college athletes should receive a stipend; Forecast on how UMass will do in 1997.
ACCESSION #
9607257826

 

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