Ex-assistant basketball coach suing St John’s over firing

NEW YORK (AP) A former St. John's assistant basketball coach is suing the university and head coach Mike Anderson, claiming he was fired because of a health issue. Steve DeMeo says in a lawsuit he was let go in June after telling Anderson about a serious heart condition that necessitated work accommodations due to the pandemic and would likely require additional procedures and medical leave. Previous to that, DeMeo asserts in the suit, Anderson had only praised his job performance.

Kansas State lands Georgia safety Jordan Perry

Make it three commitments in a span of five days for Kansas State after Jordan Perry committed to the Wildcats this evening. The first commitment of the week for K-State was fellow Peach State safety VJ Payne and he was followed by Nebraska tight end Garrett Oakley. Perry was in Manhattan the last weekend of June for his official visit after he was discovered at the Mercer Camp by Kansas State coaches Joe Klanderman and Brian Anderson.

Kansas State lands tight end Garrett Oakley

Kansas State scored a commit on Sunday afternoon from safety VJ Payne of Buford, Georgia, and the Wildcats weren't done. The plan was always for K-State to add two tight ends in the Class of 2022 after not grabbing one in the Class of 2021.

Winners and Losers of Week Three

Will Howard Getty WINNERS 1. KANSAS STATE VOLLEYBALL: It's time to recognize the Kansas State women's volleyball team. They've been excellent. They've won eight games in a row and are 9-2 on the year.

Georgia safety VJ Payne commits to the Wildcats

Kansas State has struck in Georgia once again by gaining a commitment from Buford safety VJ Payne. Payne adds to a rich tradition of Wildcats in the Peach State. K-State has had at least one player from Georgia in each recruiting class since 2014.