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The Morning Dish – Tuesday, June 10th:

Hen Extended: Delaware has extended the contract of head coach David Henderson through the 2007-08 season. Henderson, who just completed his third year for the Blue Hens with a 15-14 record, has an overall record of 49-40, good for second best three-year start in school history. Henderson had two years remaining on his existing contract, and was given an additional three seasons. Each of his three seasons, the Hens have won at least one conference tournament games.

Heading West?: Reports out of Lawrence have UConn Athletic Director Lew Perkins resigning to take the open AD position at Kansas. Perkins, who spearheaded UConn’s growth to field a D-I football squad, likely is fed up with the possibility of the dissolution of Big East football as we know it with the recent ACC power grab. Though no official confirmation has been made, Perkins would be leaving a program that won six national champions in three sports over his 13-year tenure – men’s and women’s basketball, as well as men’s soccer.

Terrier Promoted: Wofford has announced that assistant Jimmy Allen has been promoted to associate head coach to Mike Young. Allen, who just completed his second season on the Terrier staff, is a graduate of Emory and Henry (Emory, Virginia), which is the same school as coach Young. Allen spent six years as an assistant at Navy, which saw the Middies win two Patriot League crowns.

Volunteer Arrested: Tennessee junior forward Elgrace Wilborn was arrested on charges of aggravated assault last week. Allegedly Wilborn got into a scuffle with roommate (and teammate) Brandon Crump, a junior center on the Vols squad. Crump made some comments regarding Wilborn’s female houseguests, and after a heated exchange, Wilborn punched Crump, breaking Crump’s jaw. Tennessee officials did not comment, other than to say that it had been handled internally. Crump, a starter this past season, averaged 11 points and 6 boards per game, while Wilborn averaged 3 points and 5 boards.

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