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Wednesday September 16, 2009

Wednesday morning: Coaches Quick Hits

Memphis: Former Big East commissioner Mike Tranghese has been hired by the University of Memphis as a consultant to assist the Tigers athletic program in its efforts to gain membership in a Bowl Championship Series conference. His role is to help us and advise us,” RC Johnson (Memphis AD) said. “He asked me: ‘What’s my charge?’ I said, ‘There are six BCS conferences. Just get us in one.’”

West Virginia: FootballScoop has confirmed that although WVU athletic director Ed Pastilong's contract ends in the summer of 2010, Pastilong has every intention of continuing to run the WVU atheltic department. Pastilong has done a terrific job and we have no reason to believe he will not continue to grow one of the best run athletic departments in the country.