Despite Doug Gottlieb's guarantee, a report from the Huffington Post, and tweets claiming it's "done", Steve Alford isn't coming to Indiana. The UCLA head coach finally put the speculation to bed following the Bruins' season-ending loss last night (courtesy of Alex Bozich of Inside The Hall):
Just in case that statement wasn't definitive enough to officially kill the Alford-to-IU stuff, his agent burned the body:
The Indiana head coaching job speculation now centers around Billy Donovan, who may or may not have been in Bloomington earlier this week, and Tony Bennett, who is losing players left and right. Dane Fife, Chris Mack, Chris Holtmann, Archie Miller, and Mike Woodson are among the other names who have been floating around the rumor mill, as well.