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NJIT Dirt…

NJIT assistant coach Stephen Sauers has resigned and will pursue other opportunities. A veteran at the DI level, Sauers had been at NJIT since 2017. He has also worked at UC Riverside, Seton Hall, Iona, and Albany. Sauers peviously spent time working for the Hoop Group, and served two seasons as the head coach for

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Tennessee Martin Dirt…

I can confirm through multiple sources that Northwestern State assistant coach Bill Lewit will become an assistant at Tennessee Martin. Lewit had spent the past seven seasons on Mike McConathy’s staff. Before coming to NSU, Lewitt served as the associate head coach at the University of New Orleans for two seasons. Prior to that, he

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HOT: Marquette Assistant headed to Holy Cross

Yesterday, I mentioned Marquette’s Brett Nelson as a finalist for the job at Holy Cross (Holy Cross Search Update). Today, reports are flying in that he will indeed be named as the Crusaders new head basketball coach. Nelson has been on the Marquette staff for the past six seasons, and was promoted to associate head

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Daily Dirt – 7/2/19

A few things as we get ready to roll into the 4th… I have heard that the leader to replace Damian Pitts as the head coach DIII Centenary University (NJ) is current assistant Jason Geleski. A longtime coach (who also spent ten years in the Army), Geleski has had a bunch of stops in the

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Holy Cross Search Update

The search at Holy Cross seems to be nearing an end, as the Crusaders are in the hunt for a new head basketball coach after Bill Carmody’s retirement back on June 18th. The late resignation, coupled with the hiring of new AD Marcus Blossom (was hired in May, but officially started yesterday), has made this

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Daily Dirt – 6/28/19

A bunch of things to close out the week… I mentioned back on 6/3 that Chinedu Nwachukwu was the leader for the opening at Dartmouth. I have heard that he was offered the job, but will now be headed to Youngstown State instead. He had been on John Beilein’s staff since 2016-17, and was the

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DIII DIRT: Plattsburgh State opens

I tweeted about this one on Friday – I now have confirmation… Plattsburgh State (NY) head coach Tom Curle has resigned an will become the director of athletics at William Peace University (NC). Curle had been the head coach at Plattsburgh State for the past 16 seasons where went 292-152. He has also been the

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NAIA DIRT: Change made at Texas A&M Texarkana

The 2019-20 season will be the inaugural campaign the Texas A&M Texarkana men’s basketball program, and a coaching change has already been made… Charles Goar, who was hired as the first-ever men’s basketball coach in program history back in March has resigned. It sounds like he has entered the private sector. He had previously served

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