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Stokes named Assistant Basketball Coach at Elon

Elon University head men’s basketball coach Billy Taylor announced the addition of Darius Stokes as an assistant coach to his coaching staff on Wednesday, June 19. Stokes arrives at Elon after spending last season as an assistant coach at the United States Military Academy, West Point. “I am excited to be reunited with Darius, this time

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Schmidt joins Bryant Basketball Staff

Bryant men’s basketball head coach Phil Martelli Jr. announced the addition of Nick Schmidt to the coaching staff for the upcoming 2024-25 season.  “Nick Schmidt comes with deep basketball bloodlines with his father being one of the best coaches and people in college basketball.  Nick has forged his own path in his coaching career, developing

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Wilson added to West Florida Basketball Staff

Quentshon Wilson has been tabbed as the UWF Men’s Basketball Graduate Assistant, announced UWF Head Coach, Justin Mann. Wilson spent the last two seasons as an assistant at Pensacola State, leading the Pirates to a 15-14 record in the 2023-24 season.  Pensacola State’s defense thrived under the tutelage of Wilson, as the Pirates held opponents to 68

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Southwell named Assistant Basketball Coach at Northwestern

Sullivan-Ubben Head Men’s Basketball Coach Chris Collins has completed the Northwestern coaching staff for the 2024-25 season with the hiring of Shane Southwell as assistant coach. Southwell comes to Evanston after spending the last two seasons as associate head coach at Northern Illinois. “We are excited to welcome Shane Southwell to our Wildcat coaching staff,” said Collins. “Shane

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Robert Morris hires Aramide as Assistant Basketball Coach

RMU Pat Gallagher Head Coach Andy Toole has announced the addition of George Aramide as an Assistant Coach. “We are excited to add George to our coaching staff,” said Toole. “He has been a successful coach at the prep level as well as the college level. He has strong international experience as well which will only help our student-athletes maximize

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Steve Smith added to Boston College Basketball Staff

Veteran ACC coach Steve Smith will join the Boston College men’s basketball staff, it was announced today by the Clement and Elizabeth Izzi Family Head Men’s Basketball Coach Earl Grant. Smith comes to the Heights from Florida State, where he served on Leonard Hamilton’s staff for the past five seasons.  During his tenure with the Seminoles,

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DAILY DIRT – 6/18/24

Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) A few things that I’ve heard while still celebrating Banner #18 for the Celtics… I have heard that West Georgia (headed D1) will add Willie Evans as an assistant coach and Jalen Sasser as a graduate assistant. Evans played at UWG and had most recently been working for On the Radar

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Wisconsin-Eau Claire adds Smith, Peterson to Men’s Basketball Staff

 University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Head Men’s Basketball Coach Zach Malvik has completed his coaching staff by announcing the additions of Adam Smith and Nate Peterson as assistant coaches. Malvik, entering his first season as head coach of the Blugolds, has surrounded himself with coaches from the highest levels of college basketball. Peterson joins UW-Eau Claire from the University of Colorado, while

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Grambling’s Jackson inks contract extension

Grambling State University men’s basketball head coach Donte’ Jackson has received a contract extension through 2029, announced by Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics Dr. Trayvean D. Scott. “Coach Jackson is without a doubt one of the best basketball coaches in the country and we are blessed that he’s the leader of our men’s basketball program,” said Scott. “He

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