Byline: Bob Clark The Register-Guard
University of Oregon men's basketball coach Ernie Kent has informed his players that he won't be retained for another season.
The decision to let them know of his status apparently was prompted by a weekend report that Kent already has been told he will be fired, effective at the end of this, his 13th season.
Neither Kent nor his players would comment Monday, but sources close to the team confirmed what had transpired.
Asked again Monday about the story of his ouster, which was first aired by KVAL-TV on Saturday evening, Kent said, "I'm not going to comment at all" on his status as the head coach at his alma …