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Daily Dirt – 8/9/21

Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) A few things to kick off the week… Following up on my TWEET from Saturday…D2 Texas Permian Basin has found their new head coach. Multiple sources have told me that it is a current D2 head coach from a different conference. The new coach will replace Josh Newman who departed for

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Daily Dirt – 8/5/21

Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) Today’s Daily Dirt… Horace Owens, Vernon Dupree, and Shadid Perkins will make up Stan Waterman’s new staff at Delaware State. Owens was a long-time assistant at La Salle. Dupree had spent the past 11-seasons as an assistant at D2 Wilmington University (DE). Perkins had been on Waterman’s staff at the Sanford

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Daily Dirt – 8/2/21

Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) A few things to kick off August… Dallas Cameron has been hired as an assistant at American University. Cameron, who played at Stephen F. Austin, was most recently a graduate assistant under Mike Boynton at Oklahoma State. He replaces Matt Wolff, who had been at AU for the past 11-seasons. An

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D2 DIRT: Texas Permian Basin opens

Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) I have heard that D2 Texas Permian Basin head coach Josh Newman has resigned and will become a D1 assistant. Newman has spent the past three seasons at UTPB, where he went 38-43 (.469). Prior to that, he was the head coach at Arkansas Fort Smith for 12-seasons where he helped

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Daily Dirt – 7/29/21

Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) Catching-up on a few things… McNeese State will add Robert Burlingham as their new Director of Basketball Operations. Burlingham was most recently a graduate assistant for Keno Davis at Central Michigan and has also worked as an assistant at West Virginia Tech. Trent Skinner has resigned as the head coach at

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MAINE DIRT: 3 new assistants set to be hired

Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) I can confirm that the University of Maine will hire Jai Steadman, Kyle Drennan, and Mike Strickland as assistant men’s basketball coaches. Steadman was most recently the associate head coach at UTRGV. The veteran assistant took over in February after the sudden passing of head coach Lew Hill. In addition to

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Daily Dirt – 7/20/21

Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) A few quick hitters… I have heard that Tra Arnold is no longer on the staff at Samford. Last year was his first there after spending two seasons at Iona. Arnold is also the former head coach at Odessa College (TX) where he went 159-32 in his six seasons. It also

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REPORT: Maine assistant headed to the Trail Blazers

Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) According to a TWEET by The Athletic’s Jason Quick, University of Maine assistant men’s basketball coach Edniesha Curry will join Chauncey Billups’ new staff with the Portland Trail Blazers as an assistant. Curry has been on the Black Bears men’s staff since 2018, and was an assistant with the women’s team

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Daily Dirt – 7/16/21

Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) Catching-up on a bunch of things… I have heard that Bowling Green will name Nick Korta as their new Video Coordinator. He was most recently a graduate assistant at Florida State, and worked as a manager at Cleveland State before that. Jon Iati has joined the basketball staff at UMass-Lowell. The

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DAILY DIRT: Small College Search Updates

Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) Some updates on a few on-going small college searches… I have heard that D3 Colby-Sawyer College (NH) has narrowed down their list, with interviews happening this week. Names that I’ve heard here include: Will Brown (former Head Coach – Albany), Dan Kaigler (Assistant Coach – Rochester), Connor Merrill (Assistant Coach Middlebury),

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