Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) I can confirm that D3 Alma College (MI) will name Case Western Reserve University assistant Mike Fitzpatrick as their new head basketball coach. In 2021-22, Fitzpatrick was part of a squad at CWRU that advanced to the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament for the first time in program history. The Spartans (20-7,
Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) Following-up on my TWEET from Tuesday… I can confirm that D2 Claflin University (SC) will name Brion Dunlap as their new head men’s basketball. Dunlap spent twelve seasons as a D1 assistant – he worked at Mount St. Mary’s for seven years before moving on to Holy Cross for five seasons.
Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) Stonehill College will hire three assistant coaches as they make the jump from D2 to D1 and the Northeast Conference. I can confirm that head coach Chris Kraus will add: Herschel Jenkins – Spent last season as the Director of Basketball Operations as Boston University. Was on the staff at Fordham
Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) A few things that I’ve heard… UConn Director of Player Development Taliek Brown has joined Rick Pitino’s staff at Iona as an assistant. Brown, a member of UConn’s 2004 National Championship team, has been on the Huskies staff for the past three seasons. The NY native is UConn’s all-time assist leader.
Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) I have heard from multiple people that D2 Holy Names University (CA) has opened, as head coach Daniel Eberhardt will become an assistant on the women’s side at D1 Cal Poly. Eberhardt took over at HNU back in the spring of 2020, after spending six seasons as the associate head coach at Cal
Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) I can confirm that D3 Lycoming College will hire Dickinson College assistant Mark Linebaugh as their new head coach. He will replace Mike McGarvey who became an assistant at Lafayette earlier this spring. Linebaugh joined the Dickinson staff prior to last season after a three-year stint as an assistant at D1
Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) I have heard from multiple sources that NYU will hire Colgate assistant Dave Klatsky as their new head men’s basketball coach. Klatsky, who played at Penn, had been an assistant at Colgate for the past eleven seasons. The Raiders have won 176 games during his time on the bench, and have
Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) I have heard from multiple sources that the University of the Ozarks (AR) will hire Matt Bolton as their new head men’s basketball coach. Bolton had served as an assistant for the Eagles last season, and will replace his former boss Travis Carruthers who departed earlier this spring after five seasons
Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) I can confirm through multiple sources that Converse University (SC) will hire Nick Pasqua as their new head men’s basketball coach. Pasqua has been the head coach at D2 Southern Wesleyan since 2018. This past season, he guided his team to a 19-10 (16-7) record, and advanced the the Conference Carolinas
Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) On the move again today – here’s a very quick Daily Dirt… I can confirm that new FDU head coach Tobin Anderson will hire Jack Castleberry has his top assistant. Castleberry had been on the staff at The Citadel since 2016, starting as the DBO and working his way up to
Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) On the move today – just a few quick things, more later… A couple of D1 assistants in the mix at D2 Converse University (SC)…I have heard the final group includes Gardner-Webb assistant coach Andrew Brown, Wofford assistant Will Murphy, and a current D2 head coach. Sounds like an announcement is