COL BKB: Tennessee 85, Georgia 69

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Chris Lofton scored 27 points Saturday to lead the fifth-ranked Tennessee Volunteers to an 85-69 victory over the Georgia Bulldogs.

COL BKB: Georgia 88, Fresno State 78

ATHENS, Ga., March 14 (UPI) -- Levi Stukes scored a game-high 30 points Wednesday night as Georgia belted Fresno State, 88-78, in the first round of the National Invitation Tournament.

NCAA hits Baylor with probation

INDIANAPOLIS, June 23 (UPI) -- The men's basketball team at Baylor University Thursday was hit with five years probation after the NCAA said it found multiple intentional violations.

Former Baylor athlete gets 35 years

WACO, Texas, June 15 (UPI) -- Former Baylor University basketball player Carlton Dotson was sentenced to 35 years in prison for killing his former roommate in Waco, Texas, two years ago.

Dotson pleads guilty in teammate's death

WACO, Texas, June 8 (UPI) -- Former Baylor basketball player pleaded guilty Wednesday to killing teammate Patrick Dennehy.

Baylor loses two players to academics

WACO, Texas, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- Two players on the men's basketball team at Baylor University have been declared academically ineligible.

Report: More Baylor allegations uncovered

WACO, Texas, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- An internal investigation at Baylor University has turned up more possible NCAA violations in the men's basketball program under former coach Dave Bliss.

Baylor regents retain Sloan as president

WACO, Texas, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- Baylor University's board of regents voted Friday to retain Dr. Robert Sloan as president of the university.

Commentary: No envy for Ian McCaw

WASHINGTON, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- Ian McCaw is not a man with a new job that people will envy.

McCaw named AD at Baylor

WACO, Texas, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- Ian McCaw, the athletic director at Massachusetts, has accepted the same job at scandal-ridden Baylor.

NABC to hold special meeting

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Sept. 4 (UPI) -- The National Association of Basketball Coaches has called a mandatory meeting of Division I coaches to discuss unethical conduct.

Another player transfer from Baylor

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 2 (UPI) -- The beleaguered basketball program at Baylor lost another player Tuesday when guard Kenny Taylor his transfer to Texas official.

Baylor players get break from Big 12

DALLAS, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- The Big 12 Conference Council of Faculty Athletics voted Monday to waive the intraconference transfer rule for players on the men's team at Baylor.

Baylor hires new hoops coach

WACO, Texas, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- The beleaguered men's basketball program at Baylor University found a coach on Friday in Scott Drew, late of Valparaiso.

Report: Scott Drew to coach Baylor

WACO, Texas, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- The Waco Tribune-Herald reported Thursday that Baylor University planned to hire Valparaiso's Scott Drew as its new men's basketball coach.
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Dave Bliss
Georgia center Dave Bliss (L) fouls Xavier forward Josh Duncan (1) in the first half in the first round of the 2008 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship on March 20, 2008 at Verizon Center in Washington. (UPI Photo / Mark Goldman)

Dave Bliss (born September 20, 1943 in Binghamton, New York) is a former American college basketball coach. He coached at the University of Oklahoma, Southern Methodist University, the University of New Mexico and Baylor University.

Bliss resigned from Baylor in 2003 following internal and NCAA investigations into a number of circumstances surrounding the murder of Baylor player Patrick Dennehy by a former player Carlton Dotson. These included the involvement of Bliss in making illicit tuition payments for players Dennehy and Corey Herring, and his attempt to frame Dennehy posthumously as a drug dealer in order to provide cover for himself.

Bliss grew up in Binghamton, New York and graduated from Binghamton Central High School in 1961. He graduated from Cornell University in 1965 where he was elected to the Sphinx Head Society. He then earned an MBA from Cornell in 1967. He was an all-Ivy League guard at Cornell, and was captain of the baseball team and named to the first team Eastern Intercollegiate Baseball League (EIBL)in 1965 and is a member of the school's athletic Hall of Fame.

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