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Daily News & Notes – 1/26/21

Today’s Daily News & Notes from around the college basketball coaching world… Texas head coach Shaka Smart announced via Twitter that he has tested positive for COIVD-19. According to his statement, he is isolating away from his team and family, and working remotely. More HERE. Louisiana head coach Bob Marlin has also tested positive for

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BREAKING: Neubauer out at Fordham

Jeff Neubauer, men’s basketball head coach is leaving Fordham, effective immediately, said Ed Kull, Fordham University’s interim director of athletics. Associate head coach Michael DePaoli will serve as the interim head coach for the remainder of the season and a national search for a permanent replacement will begin immediately. “Fordham Athletics appreciates Coach Neubauer and his

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Week 9: HoopDirt.com Coach of the Week presented by Just Play Solutions

By AJ Nelson, HoopDirt.com staff writer Congratulations to the following coaches who have been selected as the Week 9 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 2020-21 college basketball

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Daily News & Notes – 1/25/21

Today’s Daily News & Notes from the college basketball coaching world… Some Twitter DM’s from Jerry Stackhouse to a Vanderbilt fan were released on Barstool Sports over the weekend. Crazy stuff where Stack tells a Vandy supporter that “his life must be miserable”, and calls him a “fake ass fan.” You can read the entire

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FDU Florham Men’s Basketball Staff Update

A few additions to the men’s basketball staff at D3 Fairleigh Dickinson University Florham: Boye Akinsiku Akinsiku spent last season as an Assistant Coach at City College of New York. His primary responsibility was in recruiting, leading the Beavers recruiting in the tri-state area as well as their national junior college recruiting efforts. On the

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Tallahassee CC Men’s Basketball staff update

Some recent moves on the men’s basketball staff at NJCAA D1 Tallahassee Community College (FL)… Noah Croak was elevated from assistant coach to associate head coach. Croak was hired at Tallahassee prior to last season after working as an assistant at Dodge City CC (KS), and Kentucky Wesleyan. He got the bump after former TCC

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Drill of the Week

In this warm up shooting progression, NBA Shooting Coach John Townsend demonstrates a great way to specifically warm up for distance shooting. You can watch John’s first “Basic Warm Up Progression” here. For the full distance warm up, check out the breakdown below:  https://www.youtube.com/embed/tBtej1Rkgt8 In this progression, John focuses on 3 drills: High Start High

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Atkins named Assistant Basketball Coach at George Washington

The George Washington men’s basketball program proudly welcomed today Eric Atkins as an assistant coach on Head Coach Jamion Christian‘s staff. “I’m super excited about joining the GW program,” said Coach Atkins. “It’s an honor to be at a school with such a rich basketball tradition, and I’m looking forward to connecting and assisting our staff

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Hoop Insights: Houston’s Return to the Top Tier of CBB

by Patrick Schmitt | Just Play Sports Solutions | Analytics Academy The Houston Cougars have begun the American Athletic Conference season 6-1 behind the supreme scoring of Quentin Grimes. The transfer from Kansas is currently ranked third in the AAC with 17.8 points per game. His play has taken a whole ‘nother step forward for the Cougars, after the departure

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Daily News & Notes – 1/20/21

Today’s daily news & notes from around the college basketball coaching world… The Big Ten Conference issued an institutional fine of $10,000 and a public reprimand of Penn State University men’s basketball interim head coach Jim Ferry for violating its Sportsmanship Policy. The violation is a result Coach Ferry’s postgame actions following the Penn State

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