Stanford's Trent Johnson is headed for LSU Sports, posted by Editor, Palo Alto Online, on Apr 9, 2008 at 3:55 pm
Louisiana radio station WGSO is reporting that LSU is set to hire Stanford's Trent Johnson as its new head basketball coach. The Pac-10 Coach of the Year, Johnson was in the final year of his contract at Stanford, and was scheduled to meet later this week with Stanford Athletic Director Bob Bowlsby about an extension. Johnson apparently spoke with LSU representatives during the Final Four in San Antonio.
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Posted by post lopez duet, a resident of the Green Acres neighborhood, on Apr 9, 2008 at 7:57 pm
Johnson and Montgomery knew that there was a big downside to Stanford's fortunes once the Lopez twins turned pro. Without super quick, athletic guards that can hit 3's in their sleep, and bruising post up inside leapers, there's no way the Cardinal will compete with the best of the Pac 10. Neither J or M could recruit with the effectiveness of other schools because of the Stanford admissions office mindset on "scholar athlete" model freshmen.