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New England news and rumors….

Picked up a few New England items…… It looks like Dartmouth Head Coach Terry Dunn is going to promote volunteer assistant Matt Raidbard to full-time assistant. The Indiana grad has also been an assistant at Western New Mexico. Staying with the Ivy League, it looks like Harvard volunteer Josh Meyer will also be moved up.

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Texas-Pan American narrows list to four

UTPA Interim Athletic Director Ricky Vaughn has narrowed the list of candidates to replace Tom Schuberth to four. They are all scheduled to interview with in the next ten days. They are: Charlotte assistant Bobby Kummer – scheduled to interview today (5/11). http://www.charlotte49ers.com/sports/m-baskbl/mtt/kummer_bob… North Texas assistant Bill Foy – will interview Tuesday 5/12. http://www.meangreensports.com/ViewArticle.dbml?SPSID=9107&a… Nicholls

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Candidates at Southern Indiana

Sounds like a pretty messy situation at USI. Head Coach Rick Herdes has resigned over what the school’s athletic director called "irregularities" within the program. Not sure exactly what they are, but the USI Athletic Department said they will be submitted to the NCAA once their internal investigation is complete. Herdes has had a ton

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University of Nevada Rumor

Northern Illinois associate head coach Dennis Gates is a candidate for a spot on David Carter’s staff. Gates has been at Northern Illinois for the past two seasons.

UW-Platteville Update

As we reported last week, current assistant Jeff Gard has officially applied for the head coaching position at UW-P. We are also hearing that Will Ryan is in the mix for the position. Will is the son of Bo Ryan who won four national championships at UW-Platteville and is currently the head coach at Wisconsin.

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Pitino to Sacramento?

The hottest internet rumor over the past 24 hours is that Rick Pitino may have some interest in the Sacramento Kings job. Several sources have reported that the Maloof Brothers would be very interested in bringing Coach Pitino on board, and one member of the family may have already spoken to Pitino. All sides are

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Today’s rumor mill…..

It’s been fairly quiet over the past few days. Here are a few items that I’ve picked up… It looks like Hartford is going to promote Director of Operations Jason Ivey to Assistant Coach. He spent 7 seasons at UMKC and is a 1996 graduate of Temple. The assistants spot opened when Elliott Broadnax departed.

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A few rumors….

Came across these tid-bits while enjoying my coffee this morning….. Look for James Madison to replace Bino Ranson (departed for Xavier) with an in-house candidate. Head Coach Matt Brady is debating on who he should move up – either Director of Operations Kevin Hargrove or Graduate Assistant Louis Rowe. Rowe served on Dean Keeners staff

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Coaching rumors…..

Picked up a few items while on the phone today…… Chipola JC Head Coach Greg Heiar has the inside track to becoming the Director of Operations at Memphis. He’s had a lot of success in his five seasons at Chipola, and could bring some guys with him. He is also rumored to be involved with

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University of Mary Finalists

University of Mary has announced its three finalists for their vacant head coach position. They are Randall Herbst, Mike Heideman and Pete Stewart, all are scheduled to visit this week. Randall Herbst, is currently in his second year as an assistant coach at the University of Nebraska Omaha. Herbst has experience at the DII level

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