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The Mid-Morning Dump - 4/5/13

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EFF YOU, REGISTER. It's obviously in nicer terms, but Jamie Pollard's statement might as well just be flipping double Bookers at Randy Peterson.

RETRACTION TIME? The president of the Iowa Board of Regents says that contrary to Randy Peterson's previous story, he was told of ISU's self-reported impermissible calls last summer.

MCGEE FLAMES OUT. Unfortunately, regular, undefended three pointers were not Tyrus McGee's forte, as he failed to advance in yesterday's college basketball 3 point championship.

RUTTER LEAVING. Iowa State's director of basketball operations has accepted an assistant coaching position at Drake under new coach Ray Giacoletti.

TALKING DEFENSIVE TACKLES. Shane Burnham talks about the extremely young but talented group.

PRACTICE 6. Spring practice #6 video is up at

DANGER, MARK EMMERT. The NCAA president had his Final Four press conference, and it was a disaster.

WHAT'S GOING ON AT AUBURN? Among the things Mark Emmert denied was Selena Roberts' report on Auburn football, so here's a summary of what's going on there. And here's a list of everyone who's denied the story. To add to the mess, there's now an ESPN report saying Auburn players kept failing synthetic pot tests.

BETTER FOR TCU? David Ubben asks which TCU season was more impressive to you: 2011 or 2012?

NUMBER 69! Baylor beat Iowa for the NIT championship in a matchup of the Big Ten and Big 12's 6th place finishers. This doesn't change the fact the Big Ten was the best conference in the country this season, but it's a good reminder that perhaps the divide between the two conferences isn't as big as some make it out to be.

AX KEEPS FALLING AT RUTGERS. Mike Rice was done yesterday, and today, AD Tim Pernetti is out.