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Cline Named Director of Basketball Operations at East Tennessee State

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Matt Cline has been named as the director of basketball operations at East Tennessee State University. He joins the ETSU staff after spending the past two years at Eastern Michigan University under Coach Rob Murphy. While at EMU, the Eagles went 21-14 in 2014-2015, and appeared in the CBI post season tournament.  In 2015-2016, EMU went

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Broome Returns to Humboldt State as Assistant Basketball Coach

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Humboldt State men’s basketball head coach Steve Kinder announced the return of former Lumberjack David Broome to the bench as an assistant coach for the 2016-17 season. “We are extremely excited to have DJ Broome back as a coach on our staff here at HSU,” said Kinder. “DJ will bring instant energy to our coaching

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HOT: Robby Robertson Named Head Basketball Coach at Faulkner State

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Faulkner State Community College has a new Men’s Basketball Coach, although this coach is not new to the Faulkner State basketball court.  Robby Robertson has been selected to lead the Sun Chiefs Men’s Basketball team. “After an extensive search process with an impressive pool of applicants, I am proud to announce Coach Robby Robertson as

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Ridder adds two assistants to Embry-Riddle staff

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Embry-Riddle men’s basketball Head Coach Steve Ridder has announced the addition of two coaches to his staff for the 2016-17 season. Steve Wright and Michael Lamberti will join the Blue and Gold bench as the Eagles enter their third and final year of the NCAA II and Sunshine State Conference membership process. Wright comes to

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Arte Culver Named Head Men’s Basketball Coach at Covenant College

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Covenant Director of Athletics Tim Sceggel has announced the hiring of Arte Culver as the new Head Men’s Basketball Coach. Culver becomes the 11th coach in the program’s history since 1964. “I am honored and blessed to serve as the head men’s basketball coach at Covenant. I am thankful to President Dr. J. Derek Halvorson and Athletic Director

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“The Dish” sponsored by Dr. Dish: 5 Basketball Quotes That Showcase Perseverance

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Basketball is not a stress-free sport: it necessitates physical and mental persistence and an indomitable conviction that success is possible. Encourage your players to push themselves by emphasizing that perseverance is what separates a player with potential from a player who achieves that potential. It’s essential that everyone in your program – players & coaches

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NAIA DIRT: Valley City State University Finalists

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There are two finalists for the vacant head basketball coach position at NAIA Valley City State (ND). They are vying to replace Jeff Kaminsky who became the head basketball coach at DII Wayne State College (NE) back in June. The final two are: Ryan Montgomery – Assistant Coach Bemidji State. Will interview on campus on

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Mount St. Mary’s Staff Update

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Mount St. Mary’s University men’s basketball coach Jamion Christian has announced changes to his coaching staff.  Will Holland, Julian Boatner and Graham Bousley are all joining the Mountaineer staff as assistant coaches. “Our team of assistants has a tremendous hunger, work ethic and knowledge of the game,” said Christian.  “My excitement overflows for what they will bring to Mount basketball. Our way

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JUCO DIRT: Townsell to be named Head Coach at Roxbury CC

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Back on 7/11, HoopDirt.com mentioned that former Newbury College (MA) head coach Jelani Townsell had been offered the job at Roxbury CC (MA) (Daily Dirt – 7/11/16). I can now confirm that Townsell has indeed accepted RCC’s offer and is now the new head coach there. He had spent the past five seasons as the

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Matta Adds Alan Major to Ohio State Basketball Support Staff

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Alan Major begins his second stint on the Ohio State men’s basketball staff this week after most recently spending five years as the head coach at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. When Thad Matta took over the Ohio State program in 2004-05, Major joined the Buckeyes after coaching with Matta at Xavier the

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