Dirt

Austin Peay Dirt…

I have heard from great sources that Western Kentucky assistant coach Nikita Johnson has become assistant at Austin Peay. He will replace Rick Cabrera who departed for Arkansas State earlier this spring. Johnson had been at WKU for the past two seasons. The veteran assistant has also worked at Stetson, Louisiana-Lafayette, Louisiana Tech, LSU, Murray

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Winthrop Dirt…

I have heard from a great source that Winthrop head coach Pat Kelsey will add DII Newberry College (SC) head coach Dave Davis to his staff. Davis has been the head coach at Newberry for the past nine seasons where he has gone 143-113. Prior to that, he spent 14 years as the head coach

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Daily Dirt – 6/11/19

Here are a few thing that I’ve heard while hoping that Big Papi makes a quick recovery… I can confirm that Brian Merritt has joined Kevin Broadus’ new staff at Morgan State. Merritt has most recently served as the Coordinator of Basketball Operations at LSU, and has also been an assistant at Arizona State, Texas

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Daily Dirt – 6/7/19

Some DIRT to wrap up the week… Canisius assistant Eddie Shannon is on the move and will be headed back to Chattanooga, where he will be named as an assistant coach. He had previously served on the Mocs staff from 2015-17 under former head coach Matt McCall. Shannon, a former standout at Florida, had been

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Daily Dirt – 6/5/19

Today’s Dirt… I can confirm that Southeast Missouri associate head coach Adam Gordon has resigned and will focus on running Rising Coaches Elite on a full-time basis. Gordon had been at SEMO since 2015, and also worked in administrative roles at Mississippi State and Clemson. He and others co-founded RCE back in 2010. I have

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Daily Dirt – 6/4/19

A few things that I’ve heard… I can confirm that Brown University head coach Mike Martin will add Cooper Handelsman to his staff. Handelsman had most recently worked as the director of the Hoop Group Elite. Before that, he spent one season as the video coordinator at Lehigh. I can also confirm that Wagner head

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Daily Dirt – 6/3/19

Catching up on a bunch of things that I’ve heard… I have heard from a great source that Drew Gibson will be hired as an assistant at Navy. He would replace David Harris who left to become an assistant at Northern Kentucky. Gibson has been an assistant at DII Augusta University (GA) for the past

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DIII DIRT: Manhattanville opens

I can confirm that DIII Manhattanville College has opened as Pat Scanlon has resigned. The veteran head coach has accepted a teaching and coaching position an Greenwich Country Day School (CT). Scanlon had spent the past fifteen seasons as the head coach at his alma mater Manhattanville where he went 198-192, including an 11-14 mark

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