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Breaking News: Willard out at Holy Cross

Ralph Willard will resign today as the head coach at Holy Cross and join good friend (and former boss) Rick Pitino at Louisville. Several sources have confirmed that he will meet with his team today to discuss his departure. This is a great job, and there will be a ton of quality guys that get

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South Florida interviews for vacant assistant spots

South Florida Head Coach Stan Heath, who has two spots to fill on his staff, has met with 7 candidates. They are: Former Kentucky assistant Jeremy Cox Central Florida assistant Steve Demeo Former Norfolk State head coach Dwight Freeman Former Georgia Southern head coach Jeff Price Towson assistant Eric Skeeter Bowling Green assistant LaMonta Stone

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Breaking News: FDU to name Vetrone Interim Head Coach

Farleigh Dickinson is set promote assistant coach Greg Vetrone to Interim Head Coach. Vetrone was on Tom Green’s staff last season and from 1988-1991. He has worked as a consultant for the Grass Roots Program/Reebok. In that position, he was the Director of ABCD East and West Camp Next, co-director of ABCD All-American Basketball Camp

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Breaking News: Floyd resigns at USC

Here’s the text of the letter that Tim Floyd submitted to USC AD Mike Garrett today: “As of 1 p.m. today, I am resigning as head basketball coach at the University of Souithern California. I deeply appreciate the opportunity afforded me by the university, as well as the chance to know and work with some

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News and notes to start the week…..

Some of the DirtKing’s thoughts to start the week…. What a mess at FDU. It’s too bad that Tom Green had to go out the way he did. After 26 years at the helm, he was fired last week – no chance for him to land on his feet – it’s JUNE!! I’m not sure

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University of Wisconsin-Platteville Update

There are multiple sources reporting that UWP Assistant Jeff Gard has been offered the head job. We at HoopDirt had thought that it would either be Gard or Ryan. I feel that it’s a bit surprising that they didn’t go with Bo Ryan’s son, but Gard has been an assistant at UWP for the last

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Tennessee-Martin Coach Resigns

Ohio Valley Conference Coach of the year Bret Campbell has resigned today after 10 seasons. Questions arose about his summer camps and the university audit dated Wednesday said Campbell cashed or deposited a total of $21,145 into his personal account, which should have been deposited into university accounts. The audit said he paid for the

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Breaking News: FDU fires Green

Fairleigh Dickinson has fired long time head coach Tom Green. Green was 407-351 in his 26 seasons as the head coach at the school. This is a very strange time for a DI coach to be released, not sure what the entire story is yet. AD David Langford has refused to comment on the situation

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The DirtKing’s random thoughts……

As you guys know, we here at HoopDirt are current college basketball coaches. We love getting info up on the site, but some days it is more difficult than others. We are still trying to get a two players late here, so our attention has been elsewhere to start the week. As we try to

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Friday tid-bits……

A few items to round out the week….. I am hearing that Evansville assistant Marcus Belcher will be joining Chris Lowrey’s staff at Southern Illinois. Belcher played two seasons at Southern Illinois, and was the starting point guard on the Salukis’ team that advanced to the Sweet 16 in 2002. He had been an assistant

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