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D2 NEWS: Mance, Trevecca Nazarene part ways

Trevecca Nazarene University athletic director Mark Elliott hired Omar Mance to lead the Trojan basketball program on June 1, 2018, but following last week’s road trip, the two mutually agreed to part ways. Further, Coach Mance felt it best, for the staff and team, for it to be effective immediately.  TNU is currently 1-18 (0-13 GMAC) on

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WEEK 12: HoopDirt.com Coach of the Week presented by Just Play Solutions

Congratulations to the following coaches who have been selected as the Week 12 HoopDirt.com Coach of the Week presented by Just Play Solutions. These coaches are now eligible to receive the HoopDirt.com National Coach of the Year Award presented by Just Play Solutions which will be announced at the conclusion of the 2022-23 college basketball season. This is the eighth season that

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Frank Martin picks up 300th career collegiate win

UMass Head coach Frank Martin picked up his 300th career win as Massachusetts scored 12 unanswered points to close out the night in an 85-76 victory over Richmond on Wednesday evening at the Mullins Center. The Minutemen (12-8 Overall, 3-5 Atlantic 10) trailed by three with just over three minutes to go and ended the night on a

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Suarez promoted to Associate Head Basketball Coach at Portland

Bobby Suarez has been promoted to Associate Head Coach of the University of Portland men’s basketball program, head coach Shantay Legans announced on Tuesday. Suarez came to the Pilots alongside Legans in April of 2021 after spending the previous four years on his staff at Eastern Washington. Suarez was instrumental in Portland’s monumental turnaround during

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Green Bay fires Head Basketball Coach Will Ryan

UW-Green Bay Director of Athletics Josh Moon announced today that Phoenix Men’s Basketball Coach Will Ryan has been relieved of his coaching duties, effective immediately. Assistant Coach Freddie Owens has been named interim head coach and will lead the team through the remainder of the 2022-2023 season. “I want to sincerely thank Will Ryan and his family for their contributions to

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Bluffton’s Neal announces retirement

Head Men’s Basketball Coach Guy Neal will retire from Bluffton University at the end of his 34th season. The athletic department will host a public recognition for Neal’s accomplishments on Saturday, Feb. 4, following the men’s basketball game in Sommer Center. Neal is the winningest coach in the history of Bluffton University men’s basketball with

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REPORT: Kollar out at D3 Concordia U Chicago

Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) Embattled Concordia University Chicago Head Men’s Basketball Coach Steve Kollar is out according to a report by CBS News Chicago. Kollar has come under intense scrutiny over the past following an investigation surrounding the hospitalization of six of his players after a workout. Kollar was initially reinstated by the university on January 13th,

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NAIA NEWS: Dakota State’s Garner to retire at end of season

Dakota State University men’s basketball head coach Gary Garner announced Monday that he will retire at the end of the 2022-23 season.  Garner is in his 14th season with the Trojan men’s basketball team, the second longest men’s basketball coaching tenure behind legendary Ed Harter.  Garner, who began coaching Dakota State in 2009, holds the second most

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WEEK 11: HoopDirt.com Coach of the Week presented by Just Play Solutions

Congratulations to the following coaches who have been selected as the Week 11 HoopDirt.com Coach of the Week presented by Just Play Solutions. These coaches are now eligible to receive the HoopDirt.com National Coach of the Year Award presented by Just Play Solutions which will be announced at the conclusion of the 2022-23 college basketball season. This is the eighth season that

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Paul Cisek earns 600th career victory at Brookdale CC

Head Men’s Basketball Coach, Paul Cisek, grabbed his 600th Brookdale career win at home against the Rowan College South Jersey-Cumberland Dukes, 87-72, to increase his teams record to 15-0, and marking him as the winningest coach in Brookdale’s basketball history. Coach Cisek began his Brookdale career as the head coach 31 years ago, finishing his

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