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Southeastern Louisiana Dirt…

Following up on some DIRT from earlier today… Southeastern Louisiana will promote David Kiefer to head basketball coach replacing Jay Ladner who departed for Southern Mississippi. Kiefer has been on Ladner’s staff for the past four seasons, being elevated to associate head coach prior to the 2016-17 season. Also, Southeastern assistant coach Kyle Roane will

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Daily Dirt – 4/18/19

Getting caught up on a bunch of things that I’ve heard… Early in the search at Southeast Louisiana, but sounds like one of the current assistants may be promoted to replace Jay Ladner who took over at Southern Mississippi. Should know more on this as the dust settles over the next 24 hours. From what

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DIII DIRT: Clark U. set to hire Ivy League assistant

I have heard from multiple sources that DIII Clark University (MA) will hire Brown University assistant Tyler Simms as their new head basketball coach. Simms has been an assistant at Brown since 2015, and served as the DBO at Siena before that. He played collegiately at DIII Trinity College (2004-08). An official announcement is expected

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Lamar Dirt…

I can confirm from a great source that Lamar head coach Tic Price will promote Joey Cantafio from Director of Basketball Operations to Assistant Coach. He will replace Bobby Kummer who is headed to Mercer. Cantafio has been on the Lamar staff for the past two seasons. He spent three years prior to that serving

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Daily Dirt 4/15/19

A few quick things… I have heard that Clemson Director of Recruiting Lucas McKay will join Billy Donlon’s staff at UMKC. McKay had been at Clemson for the past nine seasons. More UMKC staff additions shortly. I have heard that the leader at DII Colorado State Pueblo is Sheridan College (WY) head coach Matt Hammer,

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Southern Miss Search Update

It sounds like the search to replace Doc Sadler at Southern Miss is moving quickly. Interviews are starting this week. The names that I’ve heard are: Rod Barnes – Head Coach Cal State Bakersfield Dennis Gates – Assistant Coach Florida State Jay Ladner – Head Coach Southeast Louisiana Jerome Tang – Associate Head Coach Baylor

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Daily Dirt: Weekend Edition – 4/14/19

I’m not a hockey guy, but enjoyed watching the Bruins beat the Maple Leafs while sitting in a sports bar in Toronto. A lot of unhappy blue shirts at the end of the night. At least the Raptors played well… Anyway, a bunch of things going on this weekend. A bit of an abbreviated version

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Daily Dirt II – 4/12/19

Busy day. Wanted to clear a few things off my plate with a second Daily Dirt of the day. Headed to sunny Toronto in the morning for a week… Obviously a lot of talk surrounding Northern Kentucky’s John Brannen at Cincinnati. A couple of other names making the rounds right now are former Vanderbilt head

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