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Drexel Announces Hiring of Men’s Basketball Coaching Staff

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Drexel Head Basketball Coach Zach Spiker announced Friday the additions of Chris Clark, Paul Fortier and Rob O’Driscoll to his coaching staff. Between the three new faces on the Drexel staff, they have played or coach in 15 NCAA Tournaments. Clark, a Philadelphia native, was on Temple Head Coach Fran Dunphy’s bench last season as

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NAIA DIRT: Shelton Resigns as Head Basketball Coach at Freed-Hardeman (TN)

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HoopDirt.com has learned that Freed-Hardeman University (TN) head basketball coach Jason Shelton has resigned. This past season, Shelton led FHU to a 25-8 record, and an NAIA DI Tournament appearance. His squad also finished the season ranked #19 in the 2015-16 NAIA Division I Men’s Basketball Coaches’ Postseason Poll. Shelton had been at the school

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OFFICIAL: Utica College Names Sean Coffey Head Basketball Coach

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Following up on a story that HoopDirt.com reported back on 4/21. It’s now been made official, Utica College Athletic Director David Fontaine announced the hiring of Sean Coffey as the head coach of the men’s basketball program. Coffey, who is the seventh coach in program-history (NCAA era), is no stranger to the Empire 8 Conference

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Jim Bechtel Named Head Coach at SUNY Potsdam

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SUNY Potsdam Athletic Director James Zalacca has announced James Bechtel as the Bears men’s basketball program’s 10th head coach. Bechtel comes to SUNY Potsdam after building a strong program at SUNY Canton. He has NCAA Division I, II and III experience. “Jim’s proven success and experience as a head coach clearly separated him from an

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DII DIRT: Iowa’s Billy Taylor to be named Head Coach at Belmont Abbey

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Iowa director of basketball operations Billy Taylor will be named as the next head coach at DII Belmont Abbey (NC). He will replace Martin Unger who resigned back on March 22nd. Before joining Fran McCaffery’s staff four seasons ago, Taylor was the head coach at Ball State (2007-13) and Lehigh (2002-07).  Before taking over at

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Wade, Wilson Added to St. Louis Men’s Basketball Staff

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The men’s basketball staff at Saint Louis University continues to take shape as new Billikens head coach Travis Ford announced two additions today. Tommy Wade has been hired as Director of Student-Athlete Development, while Michael Wilson is the new Video Coordinator. Both served on Ford’s staff at Oklahoma State University. “Having known Tommy Wade my

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Joe Mihalich Extended Through 2020-21 at Hofstra

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Following a season in which the program won 24 games, captured the regular season Colonial Athletic Association Championship and earned an automatic bid to the National Invitation Tournament, Hofstra University Head Men’s Basketball Coach Joe Mihalich agreed to a contract extension with the University, it was announced today by Vice President and Director of Athletics

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DII DIRT: Horton out as Head Basketball Coach at Cal State Los Angeles

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Dieter Horton is out as the head basketball coach at Cal State Los Angeles.  The former USC assistant had been at the helm at Cal State L.A. for the past two season where he went 21-34, including an 11-18 campaign this past season. Before joining the USC staff back in 2010, Horton served as the

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O’Toole Joins Cal Staff

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Tim O’Toole, who brings nearly 25 years of collegiate experience, including eight years as a head coach, will join the Cal basketball staff as an assistant coach, Golden Bear head coach Cuonzo Martin announced Thursday. “I’m excited to welcome Tim and his family to Cal,” Martin said. “Tim brings a wealth of knowledge and experience

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McCall Signs Contract Extension at UTC

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The Chattanooga Mocs men’s basketball team’s list of 2015-16 accomplishments is lengthy. It was a historic season. School Record 29 wins. 11th NCAA Tournament Appearance (1st since 2009). 11th Southern Conference Regular Season Championship (1st since 1994). 11th SoCon Tournament Title (1st since 2009). 1st Power 5 win (at Georgia & at Illinois) since 2004

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