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BREAKING: Al Skinner to Kennesaw State

HoopDirt.com has just learned that Al Skinner will be named as the next head coach at Kennesaw State.  The former Boston College and URI head coach holds a 385-291 record in his 22 seasons as a head coach.  Skinner has most recently served as the associate head coach for his former assistant Tim O’Shea at

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Sunday Dirt – 4/26/15

A bunch of things that I’ve heard today… I can confirm that Bill Morosco will become the DBO at The Citadel.  He was most recently an administrative staffer for Jim Les at UC Davis. I can also confirm that Columbia has hired Jonathan Safir as a Graduate Assistant.  He played at DIII Vassar College (NY)

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The Citadel Staff Update

The Citadel head basketball coach Duggar Baucom officially announced that his coaching staff will include Daniel Willis, Ryan Mattocks and Willie Bell for the upcoming 2015-16 season. “I am very pleased Daniel Willis, Ryan Mattocks and Willie Bell have joined me at The Citadel,” said Baucom. “All are extremely loyal, dedicated coaches whose main focus

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UMary adds assistant

In his first executive decision, new University of Mary men’s basketball coach Joe Kittell today announced the hiring of Josh Vaughan as the Marauders assistant coach. Vaughan joins Mary from the NCAA Division I North Dakota State University coaching staff. “We are very excited to have Josh join our program,” said Kittell. “I had the

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Ballard Named Assistant at Illinois State

Jeremy Ballard knows what it takes to reach the NCAA Tournament. An assistant coach at VCU for the past three seasons, Ballard aided in three-straight trips to The Big Dance. He has now committed to help Illinois State continue its upward trajectory, as ISU head men’s basketball coach Dan Muller announced the hiring of Ballard

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JC DIRT: Mast to Retire at Dawson (MT) CC

I can confirm that Dawson Community College (MT) head coach Don Mast has retired.  The official statement should be relesed shortly.  In his 25 years as the head coach at DCC, he compiled a 439 – 330 record.  He was the longest currently tenured head coach in Montana.  In 35 total seasons as a head coach, Mast

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Jacobsen Added to Staff at Hawaii

University of Hawai’i men’s basketball coach Eran Ganot announced the hiring of Adam Jacobsen as the team’s new assistant coach. Jacobsen comes to Hawai’i after 14 years on the men’s basketball staff at the University of Pacific, the last two as Associate Head Coach. “We are thrilled to have Adam on board as he checks

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OFFICIAL: Butler the Choice at Virginia Union

Back on 4/21, I mentioned that Lester Butler was the “hot” name at Virginia Union (Daily Dirt – 4/21/15).    It has now been made official – Butler is indeed that choice at VUU… Lester “Jay” Butler, Jr., will be named the 10th Head Coach in the history of Virginia Union University men’s basketball at

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HOT: Lentz Resigns at Lenoir-Rhyne

Lenoir-Rhyne University has announced the resignation of Head Men’s Basketball Coach John Lentz, effective immediately. Lentz has been the Bears’ mentor for the past 29 years and has led Lenoir-Rhyne to a 432-374 record as Head Coach. During his tenure, Lenoir-Rhyne captured eight South Atlantic Conference Regular Season Championships and four Food Lion SAC Tournament

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Junior College Dirt…

A bunch of things that I’ve heard at the JUCO level… I have heard that Kansas State graduate assistant Dennan Morrow will become an assistant at Kilgore (TX).  Morrow has been a GA for the past two years, and was a student manager in the program before that.  He also played at Barton County Community

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