DENVER (AP) – Chris Udofia scored 19 points and Justin Coughlin
14 to lead Denver to a 77-52 victory against Louisiana-Lafayette on
Chase Hallam added 13 points and Brett Olson 10 for the Pioneers
(19-8, 9-5 Sun Belt), who never trailed and moved into a tie with
Louisiana-Lafayette for second place in the league’s West Division.
Darshawn McClellan scored 10 points for the Rajin’ Cajuns
(15-13, 9-5), who shot 22.2 percent (6 of 27) in the first half en
route to a 37-19 deficit at the break.
Coughlin made four 3-pointers and had four blocks for Denver,
which shot 59.2 percent (29 of 49) from the floor for the game.
The Pioneers achieved the highest regular-season win total in
the program’s 89-year Division I history.
Broncos sign free agent wide receiver Jason Hill
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) – The Denver Broncos have signed free
agent wide receiver Jason Hill.
The sixth-year pro has played for Jacksonville and San
Francisco, which selected him in the third round of the 2007 draft
out of Washington State.
He has 76 career catches for 1,028 yards and eight touchdowns in
50 career games, including 13 starts.
He started 10 times last year and recorded a career-best 367
yards and three TDs on 25 catches for the Jaguars.
Colorado State names co-defensive coordinators
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) – New Colorado State football coach Jim
McElwain says Al Simmons and Marty English will serve as his
English also will coach the defensive line.
Simmons coached safeties at UTEP last season, but he also has
NFL experience. He was a defensive secondary coach for the San
Francisco 49ers in 2003 and 2004.
He also worked as an assistant at NFL training camps with the
Dallas Cowboys in 2000, San Diego Chargers in 1999, Arizona
Cardinals in 1996 and Los Angeles Raiders in 1993.
CU reviewing gifts from indicted sports donor
(Information in the following story is from: Daily Camera,
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) – University of Colorado sports officials
are trying to figure out what to with donations from a man accused
of evading taxes and hiding millions of dollars in several Swiss
Authorities say the Colorado National Golf Club bought by
Stephen Kerr and used by the CU golf team was purchased with money
from off-shore accounts.
Athletic Director Mike Bohn says the university will continue
its relationship with the course until further notice.
According to the Boulder Daily Camera, the agreement between CU
and the golf course runs through 2038 and provides unlimited golf
rounds to CU men’s and women’s golf teams. Kerr also gave thousands
of dollars to the program.
Kerr’s attorneys did not return calls seeking comment.
Dallas to host World League event
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) – Colorado Springs-based USA
Volleyball says Dallas will host pool play for the FIVB World
League, the last major international men’s volleyball tournament
before the London Olympics.
The U.S. national team, Italy, France and Korea are included in
the pool that will play at the Dallas Convention Center June
The World League, volleyball’s premier annual tournament, is
held from May 18 through July 1 at different international venues.
Sixteen teams are divided into four pools, with each country
hosting an event.
The final round will take place in Sofia, Bulgaria, July 4-8.
The pool winners, the best second-place team and host Bulgaria will
advance to the final.
The U.S. men’s team, which won the gold medal in the 2008
Beijing Games with an upset of Brazil, has not yet qualified for
the London Olympics.