Monday, June 30, 1997
Harrison moves to DePaul

BY MIKE DeCOURCY
The Cincinnati Enquirer

Veteran Cincinnati Bearcats assistant coach Larry Harrison is leaving the UC men's basketball program, but not Conference USA.

An assistant throughout coach Bob Huggins' tenure, Harrison has accepted an assistant coaching position under new DePaul coach Pat Kennedy. Earlier this month, Kennedy was hired away from Florida State to take over for former coach Joey Meyer, who was fired after a 3-23 season.

"I've been here eight years, and Bob and the university have been real good to me and for me," Harrison said. "It's going to be tough leaving, but I had a chance to be a part of this growth, and now I can be a part of it there. The only thing we can do at DePaul is go up."

Harrison said DePaul's situation offers the opportunity to rebuild a great tradition in the same way UC did when he arrived with Huggins in 1989.

"It's not going to be easy, but I think we're going to get it going," Harrison said.

His last day of work at UC will be Thursday, and he will go on the road recruiting for DePaul when the summer evaluation period begins July 8.

One strong candidate to replace Harrison is former UC-Irvine head coach Rod Baker, 44, who built a reputation as a strong recruiter during his days as an assistant coach at Seton Hall under P.J. Carlesimo.

At UC-Irvine, Baker compiled a 52-116 mark in six seasons. His contract was not renewed after the Anteaters went 1-25 this past year. He also served five seasons as head coach at Tufts, where he was 73-51.

Baker twice took Irvine to the Big West Conference finals and went 15-12 and finished second in 1994-95, earning league coach of the year honors.

Harrison was a candidate last spring for a number of head coaching jobs, notably American University and Wright State.

Postseason

JULSON CONCEDES TO INJURIES June 28, 1997
JULSON MAY NOT RETURN June 27, 1997
FORTSON HEADS TO DENVER June 26, 1997
NBA WOULD BE MISTAKEN TO UNDERESTIMATE FORTSON June 25, 1997
TRADES COULD HELP FORTSON June 25, 1997
FORTSON'S LONG FORTNIGHT June 10, 1997
WILLIAMS REPORT FORTHCOMING June 7, 1997
UC OPENS IN NIT vs. DETROIT May 23, 1997
CROSSTOWN SHOOTOUT DEC. 13 May 20, 1997
CHICAGO-AREA FORWARD TO SIGN May 15, 1997
EX-BC GUARD MAY CONSIDER UC May 14, 1997
UC MAY GET FINNISH FORWARD May 6, 1997
UC BROKE NCAA RULES, DOCUMENTS SHOW May 3, 1997
WILLIAMS' LAWYER SAYS UC 'BEATING A DEAD HORSE' May 2, 1997
TRANSFER POSSIBILITY HELPS ENSURE WILLIAMS' COOPERATION April 30, 1997
UC DENIES REPORTS LOYER WAS SUSPENDED April 30, 1997
UC PRESIDENT: CAUTION NEEDED IN WILLIAMS PROBE April 29, 1997
SNOOP O'DELL COULD'VE FOUND BETTER WAY Daugherty column, April 29, 1997
HUGGINS' RIFT WITH O'DELL ERUPTS April 26, 1997
BLIZZARD PICKS UMASS OVER UC April 25, 1997
NORTH IDAHO GUARD TO SIGN April 21, 1997
UC GETS SPRING VISITS FROM BLIZZARD, JONES April 19, 1997
UC LOSES OUSLEY TO MEMPHIS April 15, 1997
JUCO PAIR COMMITS TO UC April 14, 1997
BRANNEN: NO FOOTBALL THIS YEAR April 11, 1997
KAMBALA PICKS UNLV OVER UC April 10, 1997
PREP STAR NARROWS LIST TO 3 April 7, 1997
WILLIAMS SAYS HE'S RETURNING April 5, 1997
BRANNEN WALKS ON FOOTBALL SQUAD April 4, 1997
FORTSON: 'I KNOW I CAN PLAY' April 2, 1997
RECRUITING TAKES ON URGENCY April 2, 1997
WOODEN SELECTORS SPURN FORTSON April 2, 1997
FORTSON LEAPS TO NBA April 1, 1997
BEST GUESS: FORTSON'S GONE, AND HUGGINS COULD GO, TOO March 17, 1997

NCAA Tournament stories

MARCH 16, 1997
IOWA STATE 67, UC 66
UC LOSS NOT ALL SURPRISING Daugherty column
BRANNEN BECOMES SCORER

MARCH 15, 1997
IDENTITY CHECK FOR UC
IOWA STATE GETS ASSISTS FROM HOLLOWAY

MARCH 14, 1997
UC 80, BUTLER 69
IOWA STATE IS TALL ORDER
20 MINUTES ENOUGH FOR UC THIS TIME Daugherty column

MARCH 13, 1997
UC'S FORTUNES HINGE ON FORTSON
NCAA LETTER LED TO WILLIAMS INQUIRY
WILLIAMS PUNISHED BEFORE TRIAL Daugherty column
HUGGINS TO OSU? A COMMON QUERY

MARCH 12,1997
GUARD PROBLEMS PLAGUE BEARCATS
HUGGINS QUOTES GILLEN ON OSU JOB

MARCH 11, 1997
FORTSON ALL-AMERICAN
WILLIAMS PREPARES TO START
MARSHALL HAS THE MUSCLE TO CHECK FORTSON

MARCH 10, 1997
UC, XU ON COLLISION COURSE IN SWEET 16
LET FORTSON PLAY, REFS - IT'S HIS TIME Daugherty column
OPPONENT DOESN'T MATTER TO BEARCATS
BUTLER ROSTER HAS LOCAL FLAVOR