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Baylor adds Student Manager

Baylor head men’s basketball coach Scott Drew and his team welcomed an old face back to the program in former BU and NBA star David Wesley, who has been hired as a student manager, while completing his undergraduate degree. Wesley returns to Baylor after a successful 14-year NBA career. He scored 11,842 points and dished

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NAIA Head Coach fired for using profanity

Ave Maria University men’s basketball coach Ricky Benitez was fired Tuesday, one month before the Gyrenes inaugural season was scheduled to begin. Benitez, 42, said the reason given to him was,"the use of profanity in a scrimmage."��

Assistant Coach Opening

The Department of Athletics (Member of the MIAC and NCAA Division III) seeks experienced candidates to assist the head coach with the day-to-day operation of the Augsburg Mens Basketball Team. Specific duties include assisting with daily practices, film analysis, game day coaching, recruiting prospective student-athletes and serving as a leader and mentor to student-athletes. Bachelors

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University of Maryland Eastern Shore adds Assistants

Ever since the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES) Head Men’s Basketball Coach Frankie Allen took the helm of the struggling program, he has been making changes. Retaining the services of just one of last years assistant coaches, Shawn "Redd" Smith, Allen hired three fresh faces to the staff. Joining the Fighting Hawks for the

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UK Basketball Coaches Clinic 10/31- 11/1

The annual Kentucky Basketball Coaches Clinic has been set for Oct. 31-Nov. 1 at Rupp Arena, the UK men’s basketball program announced on Thursday. The clinic will begin with an evening session at 6:00 p.m., Oct. 31 and conclude on Saturday afternoon, Nov. 1 with the annual Blue – White game at Rupp Arena.

Coach Wright Completes Coaching Staff

Villanova head coach Jay Wright announced a series of promotions and one new hire today to complete his 2008-09 coaching staff. Assistant coach Patrick Chambers has been elevated to the post of associate head coach; operations manager Jason Donnelly becomes an assistant coach; administrative intern/video coordinator Keith Urgo moves up to manager of basketball operations

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Virginia Hosts Coaches Clinic September 26-27

The Dave Leitao Coaching Clinic is scheduled for Sept. 26-27 at Virginia’s John Paul Jones Arena. Connecticut Hall of Fame head coach Jim Calhoun, George Washington head coach Karl Hobbs and UVa head coach Dave Leitao are all scheduled to lead sessions during the clinic.