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Thoughts from the DirtKing…..

It’s great to finally have our guys back on campus – like many of you out there, now the work begins! Good luck to everyone as they prepare for the upcoming season! Here are some things that I’ve picked up over the last few days….. John Calipari has one upped his buddy Rick Pitino this

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Check out the forum…

Lots of good discussion going on in the forum. Some pretty good thoughts and ideas about getting into the business. Also some good rumors starting to float around. One of our readers is claiming that Pete Herrmann (David Robinson’s coach at Navy) will be named as the head coach at Young Harris College. He was

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News and Rumors from the DirtKing……

Here are some of my random mid-week thoughts, news, and rumors…….. Bowling Green is close to making a hire to replace assistant George Jackson who departed for Cincinnati. Former NBA player Dennis Hopson (currently an assistant to Rollie Massimino at Northwood), and Devon Smith, who has worked at Oakland, Louisville and Indiana Southeast are in

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Rumors from the DirtKing……

It’s been crazy around here with school getting ready to open, but here’s what I’ve got….. Former College of Lake County Head Basketball Coach Shawn Chism has been named Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach at Trinity International University in Deerfield, IL. Logan Link has been hired as the G.A. at Delta State. Most recently, Logan was

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HoopDirt Forum Launched!!

The HoopDirt forum (message board) is here! We now have a place for an open discussion on a ton of topics. From the hottest rumors to general basketball talk – let your thoughts be known! To be able to post on the message board, a short registration process is needed (it only takes a minute

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Billy Gillispie arrested….

Former Kentucky coach Billy Gillispie was arrested in Anderson County, Kentucky for driving under the influence early this morning. He was pulled over in his 2009 Mercedes around 2:45am. Here is a link to video of him being transferred to a prison van… http://www.lex18.com/player/?video_id=1364&zone=2&ca… Down the road in Louisville, Rick Pitino is bringing more attention

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Tuesday’s notes from the DirtKing…..

A light today, but a few things I wanted to share before hitting the links…. It sounds like East Carolina is going to hire John Ashalou to replace recently departed assistant Darryl LaBarrie. Ashalou has worked for Grassroots Canada for the past 10 years or so and will fill the spot left vacant when LaBarrie

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Rumors and news….

Here are a few things that I heard this weekend…. Chris Cupko is going to be hired as an assistant at Stetson. He spent last season as a graduate assistant at Marshall. Yale is expected to announce their 3rd assistant today or tomorrow. There are three legitimate contenders for the spot. We’ll let you know

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DI coaching rumors….

A couple of quick items that have come across my desk today…. Fred Hill is going to add Sal Mentesana to his staff at Rutgers. Mentesana has been the head coach at Lehigh (1996-2002 – 43-125) and East Stroudsburg (1987-1994 – 133-117). He also worked as an assistant to Brian Hill (Fred’s uncle) at Lehigh

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End of the week coaching rumors…..

A few things that I’ve picked up during the week….. It looks like former Liberty University player and Shelton State CC (AL) assistant Jeremy Monceaux will accept an assistants spot at Campbellsville (KY). Chris Foley, and assistant at Carroll (WI) last season is going to be the graduate assistant at Henderson State. Also, rumor has

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