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June 13, 2013

Sports Briefs for Thursday, June 13

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AP: Nets hire Kidd as next head coach

The Brooklyn Nets have hired Jason Kidd as their coach, bringing the former star back to the franchise.

Kidd just retired after his 19th NBA season and the Nets decided to hire him despite his lack of coaching experience.

The move reunites Kidd with the franchise he led to consecutive NBA Finals in 2002-03.

The Associated Press

BSU golf outing scheduled for KCC

The Ball State’s Kokomo Area Golf Scramble and Dinner has been scheduled for June 17 at the Kokomo Country Club. Sign ins are from noon-1 p.m. with golf to follow.

The dinner is scheduled for 6 p.m. The rain-out date is July 15.

Players may sign up individually or put together a team. The cost is $100 for non-members and $70 for KCC members. The dinner is included in that cost, or people can attend the dinner only for $30.

Guests at this year’s dinner include AD Bill Scholl, new men’s basketball coach James Whitford, men’s golf coach Mike Fleck, and Julie Stroh, executive director of alumni programs.

The outing will also help raise money for two $1,000 scholarships for incoming freshmen from Cass County and one $1,000 scholarship for an incoming freshman from Howard County.

To make a donation for scholarships or buy hole sponsorship contact Rick Foust, 13715 S. 950 East, Galveston, In., 46932. Or call Foust at 574-699-6413, or email at bsu73@yahoo.com.

To register for the outing, visit www.regonline.com/kokomogolf2013. For further information contact any of the following: Ron Barsh (765-453-4739); Craig Dunn (765-457-6101 or 765-457-1134); Cary Hungate (765-457-2290); Marilyn Skinner (765-453-6947); or Foust. Or contact bsualumni@bsu.edu or call the office at (1-888-446-4278).

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