MILEPOSTS—NAMED: DICK DiBIASO, 34, as head basketball coach at Stanford. DiBiaso, an assistant at Notre Dame to Digger Phelps for four seasons, replaces Howie Dallmar, who retired earlier this year.
NAMED: BILL FOSTER, 39, head basketball coach at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte, to the same post at Clemson.
RETIRING: RALPH (Shug) JORDAN, 64, as head football coach at Auburn, following the 1975 season. His career record stands at 172-77-5. The Tigers' offensive coordinator, Doug Barfield, 39, has been named to succeed Jordan.
DIED: HENRY FORREST, 67, trainer of more than 2,000 thoroughbreds, including Kentucky Derby winner Kauai King (1966); of a heart attack; in Lexington, Ky.
DIED: FRED PRENDER, 43, head football coach at Bucknell University; of a heart attack; in Lewisburg, Pa. His five-year record was 23-31-3, including a 6-3 mark last year, which gave Bucknell its first winning season since 1965.