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D3 DIRT: Casey out at Finlandia U.

I have heard from great sources that Sam Casey is no longer the men’s basketball coach at D3 Finlandia University (MI). The 2019-20 was Casey’s only season as the head coach at Finlandia. His team struggled to a 1-23 record, but that was an improvement over the Lions 0-21 mark during the 2018-19 season. Casey

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Daily Dirt – 9/8/20

It’s crazy that Labor Day has come and gone and school is now in session. Here are a few things that I’ve heard as we begin the slow march towards the possible start of college basketball season. The search at D3 SUNY Purchase sounds like it’s down to a group of five. They are vying

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Daily Dirt – 8/31/20

Crazy that this is the last day of August already. Very curious to see what September brings for college basketball. Here are a few things that I’ve heard over the last couple of days… A few high major graduate assistant hirings: I have heard that Stephen Rodgers has been hired as a GA at Florida

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JUCO DIRT: Northern Oklahoma Enid Opens

I can confirm that Northern Oklahoma College Enid head men’s basketball coach Aaron Butcher has resigned. I have heard that he will be taking a high school athletic director position in Indiana. Butcher had been at NOC for the past two seasons. This past year, he led his team to a 17-15 record. Before his

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Niagara Dirt…

I can confirm that Niagara head coach Greg Paulus has made two additions to his staff. Kevin Devitt has been hired as an assistant coach at Austin Kelley will be named as the Director of Basketball Operations. Devitt had spent the four seasons as an assistant at UAB, and also worked as an assistant at

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Indiana Dirt…

Indiana head coach Archie Miller has wasted no time in replacing Bruiser Flint (departed for Kentucky) on his staff. According to a TWEET by CBS’ Jon Rothstein, Miller will hire UConn assistant Kenya Hunter as Flint’s replacement. Hunter had been on Dan Hurley’s staff at UConn since 2018. Before that, he spent five seasons at

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DAILY DIRT: Sunday Edition – 8/23/20

Finally back from a long trip up north to Maine. Catching up on a bunch of things that I’ve heard… I have heard that the leader for the vacant Director of Basketball Operations spot at Yale is Windward School (CA) assistant Matt Elkin. Before heading out west, Elkin served as an assistant at prep powerhouse

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DAILY DIRT – 8/13/20

Catching-up on a few things… I have heard that Niagara head coach Greg Paulus is finalizing his staff – it sounds like he may have two spots to fill. The names that I’ve heard here are former UAB assistant Kevin Devitt, and a current staffer in the A-10. Should be official shortly. Kevon Davis is

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