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Daily Dirt -10/23/20

A bunch of things that I’ve heard… I can confirm through a great source that UC Riverside will hire Jordan Lee as their new Director of Basketball Operations. Lee has previously served as an assistant coach at D2 Cal State East Bay. An official announcement here is expected shortly. I have heard that Dennan Morrow

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Daily Dirt – 10/15/20

Back in the “old days” 10/15 was a big day – the official start of practice! A little different now, but still a special day to me. Anyway, wanted to catch up on a bunch of things that I’ve heard over the past few days… Will Braden has been added as the assistant men’s basketball

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D3 DIRT: CCNY opens

The busy week at the D3 level continues, as CCNY now joins Tufts University and Kean University in having their men’s basketball jobs open. I can confirm that Sean Clores has resigned as the head men’s basketball coach at D3 CCNY, and will become an assistant at D3 Sarah Lawrence College (NY). Clores had been

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D3 DIRT: Kean University (NJ) opens

Kean University (NJ) head men’s basketball coach Adam Hutchinson will move into a full-time administrative role in the Cougars athletic department, and will give up his basketball responsibilities. Hutchinson has been the head coach at Kean for the past two seasons. Before that, he had a brief stop as an assistant at Amherst College (2017-18),

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D3 DIRT: Sheldon set to retire at Tufts

I have heard from multiple sources that Tufts head men’s basketball coach Bob Sheldon has retired. It sounds like he will be replaced on an interim basis by associate head coach Matt Malone. Sheldon had spent the past 32 seasons as the Jumbos head coach, where he is the all-time leader in wins, and has

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D3 DIRT: Finlandia set to name new Head Coach

It sounds like D3 Finlandia University (MI) will name Allen Dehority as the Interim Head Men’s Basketball Coach. He would replace Sam Casey, who went 1-23 in his only season with the Lions. Dehority has most recently served on the women’s basketball staff at Finlandia. He also spent three seasons as an assistant at Rose-Hulman

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Daily Dirt – 10/2/20

A few quick things to wrap-up the week… I have heard that North Texas Director of Basketball Operations Andy Schmitt will be departing the staff, and will join basketball analytics company HD Intelligence. Schmittt had been at UNT since 2018, and was at New Mexico before that. Former Rutgers and Rhode Island assistant Jim Carr

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Daily Dirt – 9/29/20

A bunch of things as September winds down… I can confirm through multiple sources that Southern Illinois DBO Ken Moses will be added as an assistant to Danny Sprinkle’s staff at Montana State. Last season was Moses’ first at SIU after spending two seasons as an assistant at NJCAA D1 Missouri State West Plains. He

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Oregon State Dirt…

I can confirm that Gregg Gottlieb is no longer on the men’s basketball staff at Oregon State. It sounds like he was part of a cost cutting purge that has slashed a reported 23 positions within the Beavers athletics department. Gottlieb had been on Wayne Tinkle’s staff for the past six seasons, serving the first

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Daily Dirt – 9/21/20

Catching up on a bunch of things… Scott McCloud, Jr. has been hired as a graduate assistant at Fordham. He spent last season working as an assistant at Covenat College Prep (NJ). Donnie Tyndall has added Jordan VerHulst to his staff at Chipola. VerHulst had previously worked as the the video coordinator / special assistant

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