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Casual Links: Hoyas New Lacrosse Coach, Mizzou Avoids Brawl Overseas and Next Big East Commish Announced Today?

It's Tuesday and in case you were wondering, Syracuse still stinks. While I still struggle internally with who I am going to grab with the 4th overall pick in my upcoming fantasy football draft, enjoy the damn links.


MLS No. 2, UNLV AD surface in Big East commissioner search -
The names of Major League Soccer president Mark Abbott and UNLV AD Jim Livengood have surfaced in the Big East commissioner search, has learned.

Jay Bilas as New Commissioner of the Big East? - Casual Hoya
One candidate who is reportedly under "serious consideration" to become the new commissioner is ESPN college basketball analyst and attorney, Jay Bilas.

Georgetown lacrosse set to hire U-Md. defensive coordinator Kevin Warne as head coach - The Washington Post
Maryland defensive coordinator Kevin Warne is set to be named the head coach at Georgetown, three people familiar with the search said Tuesday.

More links after The Jump:

Frank Haith: Missouri Coach Pulls Team After Elbow, Ejection in Netherlands : The Arena Pulse
Last season however, many fans know of the unnecessary events that unfolded in China. During its foreign trip abroad, the Georgetown men’s basketball squad found themselves in a full scale brawl on the court after things got out of hand mid-game.

Georgetown Football Holding Open Tryouts For Kickers - Half Smokes - SB Nation DC
Via the Georgetown University student paper, The Hoya, we present a project that could lead to some genuine hilarity: Georgetown is holding open tryouts for kickers Thursday, August 30 at the school's Multi-Sport Field.

Dizdarevic Leads Fifth Annual Basketball Diplomacy Camp -
For the fifth-straight year, former Georgetown University men's basketball player Sead Dizdarevic (C'07) led a group to host its annual Basketball Diplomacy Camp from July 29 to August 2 in Bar, Montenegro.

Big East Extra Points: Movement on TV deal front -
The Big East is still without a commissioner for now, but the conference does appear to be getting nearer to a new television contract. Currently the league has a deal with ESPN through the 2012-13 season, and the two sides will deal exclusively for 60 days starting Sept. 1.