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East Tennessee State names and odds

The search at East Tennessee State to replace Steve Forbes is underway, and has been a pretty interesting one so far. Many thought assistant (and current interim head coach) Jason Shay would be promoted fairly quickly – that obviously hasn’t happened. I have heard that the president is actively involved in this one, and interviews

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Daily Dirt: Sunday Edition – 5/3/20

A Sunday Edition of the Daily Dirt (not that Sunday is different from any other day at this point…) A few things at ETSU…no secret here, but Steve Forbes took his entire staff  – assistants Brooks Savage and BJ McKie as well as DBO Frank Davis with him to Wake (with roles to be determined).

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HOT: Updated Wake Forest names and odds

The search at Wake Forest has been moving quickly with interviews taking place since early this week. Here is the updated list – today’s odds in GREEN, Saturday’s odds are in RED: Steve Forbes (2 to 1 / 25 to 1) – Head Coach East Tennessee. Has shot quickly to the top of this search.

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DAILY DIRT – 4/29/20

Some mid-week DIRT… I’m adding a few names to my original LIST at Wake Forest from Saturday. It now sounds like Harvard’s Tommy Amaker and Northwestern’s Chris Collins are in play here. I’ve also heard that some guys on my original list have already spoken to Wake: Wes Miller (UNCG), Ryan Odom (UMBC), and Steve

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D2 DIRT: Downey set to return to Arkansas Tech

Multiple sources have confirmed to me that Northeastern State University (OK) head coach Mark Downey will become the next head basketball coach at Arkansas Tech. Downey had previously served as the head coach at Tech from 2006-10 where he went 77-43 (.642). During his final season with the Wonder Boys, his squad went 30-2, were

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Early Wake Forest names and odds

The ink has barely dried on Danny Manning’s monster buyout at Wake Forest, but things will need to move quickly in Winston-Salem. Here are seven potential candidate at Wake with early odds: John Beilein (3 to 1) – Former Head Coach Cleveland Cavs / University of Michigan. Veteran who has proven he can win at

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D3 DIRT: Illinois Tech opens

I can confirm that Todd Kelly has resigned as the head basketball coach at D3 Illinois Institute of Technology. Kelly had been the head coach at IIT for the past six seasons where he compiled a 75-84 record, including a 12-14 (10-10) mark this past season. He inherited a zero win team back in 2014,

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