5 days Franz Pumaren says basketball program now ‘secondary’ in college recruitment Inquirer
MANILA, Philippines---Franz Pumaren has a philosophy when it comes to coaching, but he admits that the search for talent has changed drastically that it's spun into near madness. From what used to revolve solely around sports and education, the Adamson head coach said collegiate athletics have now become a whole new landscape with money a big part of the equation. "What's happening in college basketball, that's why it's sad for me to say, but it's getting out of control," said Pumaren, who recalled an incident when one of the Board representatives asked him what an ideal allowance for a student-athlete ... more