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Re: LA Times Article contradicts your memory
Thank you Rob!
from the article https://www.latimes.com/sports/story/2021-04-29/mark-gottfried-cal-state-northridge-placed-leave#:~:text=Cal%20State%20Northridge%20announced%20Thursday,Izzi%20said%20in%20a%20statement
Cal State Northridge menís basketball coach Mark Gottfried has said he enjoyed being out of the spotlight that he experienced as the head coach for 17 years at Alabama and North Carolina State.
But it appears some of the issues he encountered in his former life followed him to Southern California.
Cal State Northridge announced Thursday it placed Gottfried and its menís basketball staff on paid administrative leave.
ď Upon learning of potential rules violations within our menís basketball program, I directed an immediate review,Ē Cal State Northridge athletic director Michael Izzi said in a statement.
What I think of him or his doings at CSUN are irrelevant. All I said is that my recollection of the reason provided by the university for the suspension was what had happened at NC State. It was not new violations at Northridge.
Gaucho, Gottfried has been a scumbag for many many years and finally got caught. If you think he was on the up and up at CSUN then you are crazy. Guys like him don't know any other way than to cheat and bend the rules. All the great coaches in the history of CBB have bent the rules in their favor in one form or another. The great ones never get caught.
FWIW, as I understand it Gottfried was not suspended due to anything done while at CSUN, it was due to the ongoing investigation of his time at NC State. Your eternal cheater comment implies that he did something
wrong at CSUN.
Regardless, Trent Johnson is an outstanding get for a school in the predicament that CSUN is in.
Is good for the Big West. Seems like some of these coaches are just eternal cheaters, can't operate any other way. Now Gottfried can go cheat at a high level JUCO somewhere
He built Nevadaís program back up after Pat Foster trashed it.
Also had success at Cal, some struggles at LSU.
Does it the right way.
Johnson is a solid coach that will be a big improvement over cheating Gottfried.