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Fayetteville State Coaching Search

Rumors are that Fayetteville State has offered Grambling State assistant Alphonza Kee the head coaching position this past weekend. There has been no word from Fayetteville State on whether or not Kee has accepted the job. Kee is a 1998 graduate of Fayetteville State. As we reported earlier, we here at HoopDirt thought Kee was

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Wayne State Finalists

Wayne State College has announced the finalist for their head coach position. They have narrowed the list to following. Paul Combs, is currently the head coach at Wisconsin-Platteville. He has been there since 03-04 and has compiled a 103-56 record. Prior to Wisconsin-Platteville he was the head coach at Lakeland College for four years. Mike

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Moberly Area Community College Finalists

Moberly Area Community College has announced four finalists for the head coach position. MACC received over 150 applications and narrowed it down to the following. Christopher Tifft, who is the head coach at Lamar Community College, he has been there since 2004. This past season he led Lamar to a region IX title and a

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Another Appalachian State update

Appalachian State AD Charlie Cobb has realized that his search is dragging on. After being turned down by Buzz Peterson, denied permission to talk to The Citadel’s Ed Conroy, and reportedly making another run at Peterson, Coles has attempted to quiet the critics. He issued the following statement: http://www.goasu.com/ViewArticle.dbml?SPSID=104528&SPID=… Basically, he is saying that they

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It’s great to be a Tennessee Vol…..

I can’t get this tune (off-tune?) out of my head……. For those of you who missed Bruce "Big – P" Pearl’s rap the other night here it is….. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kx3cmeLhEcg… Too many coaches take themselves too seriously – not Big P! He is the man!! Here’s classic pic of Pearl from a Tennessee women’s game in

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Dollar expected to be named Head Coach at Seattle

Washington assistant Cameron Dollar is expected to be named Head Coach at Seattle University. The announcement could come as early as today. The 33-year old Dollar has spent the last seven seasons as an assistant at Washington. He was a member of UCLA’s 1995 National Championship team and has been in coaching ever since graduation.

Random thoughts and rumors….

Here’s are some things that I’ve heard over the past few days….. Miami-Dade College coach Matt Eisele is rumored to be joining Josh Pastner’s staff at Memphis. Two of his players have already signed at Memphis, and he could help steer prized point guard James Beatty towards the Tigers. http://www.mdc.edu/athletics/mensbasketball_coaches.asp… New North Florida coach Matt

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Mack to be hired at Xavier

Multiple sources have told me that Chris Mack will be hired to replace Sean Miller at Xavier. A press conference has been tentatively scheduled for tomorrow. Mack, who is an alum of the University, has been on the Musketeers staff for the past five seasons. He also worked as an assistant at wake Forest under

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Appalachian State Rumors

There is a pretty wild coaching search going at Appalachian State. Last week, the Mountaineers had reportedly offered the job to Bobcats Director of Player Personnel Buzz Peterson. After thinking it over, Peterson (who was the head coach at App. St from 1996-2000), turned the job down. This move was a little surprising considering most

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Bennett rounds-out staff at UVa

According to our sources, Tony Bennett has finalized his staff at the University of Virginia. As we announced last week, former Liberty head coach Ritchie McKay has joined the staff as the Associate Head Coach. Joining him will be: American assistant and former UVa stand-out Jason Williford. Williford has been at American for the past

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Breaking: Rouco out at Florida International

Florida International Head Coach Sergio Rouco has been reassigned from his position as Head Basketball Coach to another position within the FIU Athletic Department. Rouco finished with a 55-94 record in five seasons with the Panthers, who haven’t finished with a winning record since going 16-14 in the 1999-2000 season. They were 13-20 this past

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