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DII DIRT: Tuskegee set to hire former DI head coach

I can confirm that Tuskegee University will name Benjy Taylor as their new head basketball coach. He will replace Jerry Dunn whose contract was not renewed this past spring after five seasons at the helm (52-87). Taylor has spent the past three seasons as an assistant on Rod Barnes staff at CSU Bakersfield. Before that,

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Wake Forest Dirt…

Following up on my Tweet from Vacationland earlier this morning… I can confirm that University of New Orleans director of basketball operations Corey Schmidt will be hired as the video coordinator at Wake Forest. Schmidt has been a member of the Privateers staff for the last four seasons, and has been part of a program

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Daily Dirt – 8/6/19

A bunch of things that I’ve heard… Following up on something that I TWEETED earlier this morning…former Portland assistant Bob Cantu has landed at Kansas. He will serve in a non-coaching role as an advisor on Bill Self’s staff. He was at Portland from 2016 until this past spring, spent three seasons assistant at UTEP,

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Sam Houston State Dirt…

Following up on something that I tweeted earlier tonight… I can confirm that Sam Houston State assistant Chuck Taylor has departed the staff and will enter the private sector. Taylor had been on the Bearkats staff since 2016. Prior to coming to SHSU, he served as an assistant at North Carolina Central and also spent

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Xavier Dirt…

Xavier will name current Evansville assistant Matthew Graves as their new Special Assistant to the head coach. Graves joined the Evansville staff prior to last season after spending five seasons as the head coach at South Alabama (65-96). Prior to heading to USA, Graves had spent 17 years at Butler both as a player, and also

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Daily Dirt – 8/1/19

Some things to kick off August… Elon has hired Allen Payne as an assistant coach to replace Vince Walden (Texas A&M). Payne has spent the past three seasons on the staff at Indiana University Pennsylvania, and was a graduate assistant at Xavier before that. An official announcement is expected in the next few days. Word

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Daily Dirt – 7/31/19

Catching up on a bunch of things… Former Holy Cross assistant Freddie Owens will land on the staff at Patriot League foe Loyola (MD). This was first reported by Evan Daniels. He will replace A.J. Guyton who recently went back to his hometown of Peoria, IL to become the Director of Athletics for the Peoria

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