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D3 DIRT: Moravian U (PA) opens…

Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) I can confirm through multiple sources that Moravian University (PA) head men’s basketball coach Shawn Postiglione has resigned, and will enter the private sector. He informed his team of the decision earlier this afternoon. Postiglione took over at Moravian back in 2019 after four seasons as the head coach at Bridgewater

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NAIA DIRT: Florida National Opens

Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) JJ Thatcher is no longer the head men’s basketball coach at NAIA Florida National University. Thatcher had been the Conquistadors head coach for the past eight seasons. His teams had made appearances in the USCAA national tournament from 2015 through 2020. Before coming to FNU, Thatcher had worked as an assistant

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D2 DIRT: Allen U (SC) set to open

Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) I can confirm that D2 Allen University (SC) head men’s basketball coach Michael Grant will step down in order to become the associate director of athletics at D2 Morehouse College. Grant, the former head coach at Coppin State and Southern University took over at Allen this past spring. Grant has spent

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D3 DIRT: Mount Aloysius set to name new Head Coach

Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) Multiple sources have told me that D3 Mount Aloysius College (PA) will name Marcus Thomas as their new head men’s basketball coach. Thomas has most recently served as the head coach at USCAA Penn State Fayette. He will replace Will Cabrera who became an assistant at D3 Lebanon Valley College back

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EAST CAROLINA DIRT: Pirates set to add veteran assistant

Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) I can confirm through multiple sources that East Carolina will hire Steve DeMeo as an assistant men’s basketball coach. He will replace Steve Roccaforte who departed for Texas A&M back in June. DeMeo, a New York native with big-time national recruiting ties, had spent the past two years as an assistant

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Report: Notre Dame’s Balanis headed to Howard

According to a report by Pete Thamel, long-time Notre Dame assistant coach Rod Balanis is expected to be named as the associate head coach at Howard. Balanis started with Mike Brey at Notre Dame back in 2000 as the Director of Basketball Operations. He was bumped to assistant coach in 2003, and later associate head

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Daily Dirt – 8/26/21

Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) A bunch things as we near the end of August… I have heard that D3 Vassar College assistant coach Aaron Toomey is headed to the University of Rochester. Toomey joined the Vassar staff in 2020, after serving as the interim head coach at Amherst College. He had been an assistant at

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JUCO DIRT: D3 assistant to be named head coach at BMCC

Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) I have heard that NJCAA Borough of Manhattan Community College will name Thomas Keenan as their new head men’s basketball coach. Kennan has spent the past three seasons as an assistant at D3 Medgar Evers College. The veteran assistant coach has also worked at Brooklyn College, Mount Saint Vincent, and Nazareth

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