O'Brien Improperly Fired By Ohio State University
The Ohio Court of Claims ruled today that former Ohio State University basketball coach Jim O'Brien was improperly fired for loaning some money to a recruit. The court stated that O'Brien had breached his contract by giving the loan, but the offense was not serious enough to warrant being fired by the school. Here is a link to the docket sheet (in case the link above doesn't work) that has additional links to PDF documents. Scroll down to the entries for February 15th for access to the decision.