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Cliff Ellis Picks Up 800th Win

Four players scored in double digits to lead Coastal Carolina to an 85-73 win over Appalachian State and in the process, Head Coach Cliff Ellis recorded his 800th career win. Jaylen Shaw continues his torrid pace as he led the Chants in scoring with 20 points, including six straight free throws in the final seconds

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Chris Downs Wins 300th at St. Lawrence

Five players scored in double figures to lead the St. Lawrence University men’s basketball team to an 88-67 win over Bard, giving Saints head coach Chris Downs his 300th career victory at Annadale-on-Hudson on Friday night. Downs, now in his 20th season at St. Lawrence, has a 300-212 career record. http://saintsathletics.com/news/2017/1/13/mens-basketball-downs-wins-300th-saints-cruise-past-bard.aspx

Miami Head Coach Jim Larrañaga Wins 600th Career Game

University of Miami men’s basketball coach Jim Larrañaga won his 600th career game Saturday afternoon at Pitt, improving to a 600-395 mark in 33 seasons as a head coach. Larrañaga’s 600 wins place him at 47th in all-time NCAA victories and 14th among active coaches. Of those 14, five are in the Naismith Memorial Basketball

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WEEK 8: HoopDirt.com Coach of the Week presented by The Hoop Group

Congratulations to the following coaches who have been selected as the Week 8 HoopDirt.com Coach of the Week presented by The Hoop Group. The coaches are now eligible to receive the HoopDirt.com National Coach of the Year Award presented by the Hoop Group which will be announced at the conclusion of the 2016-17 college basketball season. Nominations for next week’s award

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Long-time College Assistant Glynn Cyprien Named Interim Head Coach of NBA D-League’s Iowa Energy

The Energy have announced that Head Coach Matt Woodley has been relieved of his head coaching duties, effective immediately. Glynn Cyprien has been named Interim Head Coach of the Energy. Cyprien joined the Memphis Grizzlies during the 2014-15 season as basketball operations assistant/scout, returning to the city where he helped guide the University of Memphis

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