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SAMFORD DIRT: Bulldogs expected to hire HS Coach

Samford is expected to name Bucky McMillan as their new head basketball coach. The official announcement is set for Monday April 6th at 10am. The 36-year old McMillan has has won five state championships at nearby Mountain Brook High School. The Birmingham native has been at MBHS for the past 12 seasons. He would replace

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JUCO DIRT: Ranger College set to name new Head Coach

I can confirm through multiple sources that current Ranger College assistant basketball coach James Stafford will be promoted to the role of head coach. He will replace Billy Gillispie who became the head coach at new D1 member Tarleton State (WAC) earlier this week. Stafford was part of the Ranger staff that advanced to the

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JUCO DIRT: Utah State Eastern makes a change

I have now heard from multiple sources that Adjalma “Vando” Becheli is out as the head men’s basketball coach at NJCAA D1 Utah State University Eastern. Becheli had been the head coach at USUE for the past eight years. This past season, he led his team to a 14-16 (4-8) record. His best season came

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DAILY DIRT: Sunday Edition – 3/29/20

A few quick things a we sit here watching The Sandlot for the 1000th time… Tarleton State (headed to the WAC next season) had Zoom interviews with 5 coaches on Friday. Depending on who you talk to, that is now down to either 2 or 3.  Former Kentucky head coach (and current Ranger JC head

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Daily Dirt – 3/26/20

A speed round of today’s Daily Dirt… I have heard from multiple sources that the search at IUPUI has been temporarily suspended. More as I hear it, but it sounds like Byron Rimm is still in place as the interim. Search had moved on to second round interviews. Obviously everyone out there reporting Minnesota assistant

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JUCO DIRT: Iowa Western CC Update

It’s been a very strange month for Iowa Western Community College Athletics and their men’s basketball team… At the end of February, head men’s basketball coach Michael Johnette resigned after four years on the job (90-36). IWCC then began a very aggressive search which led to this final group: Former Iona assistant Tra Arnold,Troy assistant

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