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Rand Signs Extension at Central Arkansas

Central Arkansas Head Coach Rand Chappell has had his contract extended through the 2011-2012 season. Coach Chappell has an 85-64 record in 5 years at Central Arkansas and an overall career record of 283-126 (124-40 in 4 years at Henderson State and 78-22 in 3 season at Phillips). Central Arkansas is in the process of

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Montana’s Tinkle Receives Extension

Montana Head basketball Coach Wayne Tinkle has received a 3 year contract extension that would take him through the 2011-2012 season. He is in the final year of his original contract which pays him $122,596 per year. Tinkle, a 1989 Montana grad, is 31-31 in his two seasons at the helm. He took over in

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O’Dowd Promoted at Texas-San Antonio

Brooks Thompson has promoted Dan O’Dowd to the role of Associate Head Coach at Texas-San Antonio. O’Dowd, who served with Thompson as an assistant at Arizona State, has 23 years of coaching experience. He has worked as an assistant at Arizona State, Mississippi, Barton, and Kansas State. UTSA has been picked to finish third this

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Arizona Fills Staff

Arizona Interim Head Coach Russ Pennell has filled his staff at Arizona. Matt Brase has been promoted from Administrative Assistant and Video Coordinator to Assistant Coach. Brase played for the Wildcats from 2003-2005. He is also the grandson of former Head Coach Lute Olson. Dewey Pennell was named Director of Basketball Operations. Pennell has served

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Graduate Assistant Position Available

Springfield College (MA) will have an opening for a basketball graduate assistant next season. This is a great way for a young guy to break into the business. Not only will you earn your Master’s Degree, you would be learning from one of the top DIII coaches in the game, Charlie Brock. Also, Springfield assistants

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Majerus Promotes Assistant

Porter Moser has been promoted to the role of Associate Head Coach at St. Louis University. Moser, who is entering his second year on Rick Majerus’ staff, was formerly the Head Coach at Illinois State.

Possible Replacements at Arizona

Replacing Lute Olson is not going to be an easy task for Athletic Director Jim Livengood, but at least he has time. Russ Pennell will man the ship this season giving Livengood until April to find the right guy. It’s very early in the process, but here are our top candidates: 4. Brad Brownell (Head

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Burden Promoted to Associate Head Coach at Maine

University of Maine Head Coach Ted Woodward has promoted Mike Burden to Associate Head Coach. Burden is in his 5th year on the Black Bears staff. Not sure what the rationale is here. They still don’t have a 3rd assistant (not to mention a DOB – which most schools in the league have). Wouldn’t it

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Frostburg State Coaches Clinic

Frostburg State Head Coach Webb Hatch will be holding a free – yes, free – coaches clinic this Saturday (11/1) from 9 until 12. The clinic will include Coach Hatch and his staff along with the team demonstrating drills and basic offensive and defensive sets. If you live in the Maryland area, you can’t miss

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Toledo Coaches Clinic

New Toledo Head Coach Gene Cross, along with UT women’s coach Tricia Cullop will host a coaches clinic on Saturday November 1st. The clinic will include lectures from both coaches and their staffs, as well as the chance to see a men’s practice, and a women’s work-out. The clinic will run from 9:30 to 4:00

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