Green Bay Packers Defensive back Nick Collins will be hosting his annual fundraising basketball tournament this weekend. The Sixth Annual Nick Collins Scholarship Fund Basketball Tournament at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center for the first time this Saturday March 19, 2011. Senior Event Coordinator Chris Singleton says money raised from the tournament will be put towards athletic scholarships. The event is open to the public and doors will open at 9 a.m. with the tournament beginning at 10a.m.
University Athletic Association spokesman Steve McClain says three internal candidates — associate ADs Mike Hill, Chip Howard and Lynda Tealer — "have made a decision not to pursue the athletic director position for their own individual reasons."