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HoopDirt.com Daily News – 1/17/19

Coaches have gone wild in the American Athletic Conference with three ejections in the past two nights. Tuesday night, Cincinnati head coach Mick Cronin was ejected for arguing a shot clock issue. Last night, both UConn head coach Dan Hurley, and Tulsa head coach Frank Haith were booted for arguing…with each other! The fairly amusing

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Stire joins UAlbany Basketball Staff

Former University at Albany men’s basketball player Greig Stire has joined head coach Will Brown’s staff as video coordinator for the remainder of the 2018-19 season. Stire moves into the role vacated by current Director of Basketball Operations Ty Conyers, who served as video coordinator during the 2017-18 season. “I am excited to have Greig

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

Congratulations to the following coaches who have been selected as the Week 9 HoopDirt.com Coach of the Week presented by Just Play Solutions. The 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 2018-19 college basketball season. Nominations for next week’s

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UAFS Head Coach Justin Bailey Placed on Administrative Leave

The University of Arkansas-Fort Smith has placed head men’s basketball coach Justin Bailey on administrative leave. The University has issued the following statement: “The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith has placed head men’s basketball coach Justin Bailey on paid administrative leave pending a review of information that has been brought to the university’s attention.

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Cantrell Named Head Basketball Coach at Walla Walla University

Walla Walla University Athletics announced on Friday morning the hiring of Eric Cantrell as the new head men’s basketball coach for the Wolves. WWU will be re-starting their men’s basketball next season following the resignation of Jimmy Hill and the cancellation of their season back in October. Cantrell joins the Wolves coaching staff following nine years of

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HoopDirt.com Daily News – 1/9/19

An automatic one-year extension will be invoked for Colorado head coach Tad Boyle according to Buffzone.com. The report says that, “the one-year extension is automatically invoked unless one side — either Boyle and his agent, or the university — gives notice about opting out of the extension prior to Dec. 31 each year. CU athletic

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HoopDirt.com Daily News – 1/8/19

Former Arizona assistant coach Book Richardson has filed a plea agreement with federal attorneys in New York over his federal bribery and fraud charges stemming from the college basketball investigation. Richardson becomes the second coach involved in this case plead guilty in the past week, as former USC associate head coach Tony Bland also entered

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