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UW-Stevens Point, Head Basketball Coach penalized by NCAA

The Wisconsin-Stevens Point athletics department, their former AD, and current head basketball coach Bob Semling, were all penalized by the NCAA today. The major findings were that, “over a five-year period, the men’s basketball coaching staff routinely observed, influenced and, at times, participated in sport-specific activities outside the practice and playing season allowed by NCAA

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Larry Holley Announces Retirement at William Jewell College

After four decades of service, William Jewell College head men’s basketball coach Larry Holley has announced that he will retire following the conclusion of the 2018-2019 season. There will be a formal recognition of Holley’s extraordinary career during his final home game, at 3 p.m. on Saturday, February 23, at the Mabee Center. “I am thankful for

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Judge dismisses Ollie’s complaint over firing

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Former University of Connecticut men’s basketball coach Kevin Ollie has lost a bid to stop the school from unilaterally ending arbitration proceedings related to his firing if he files a racial discrimination complaint against UConn. Federal Judge Kari Dooley in Bridgeport on Monday approved a motion by UConn to reject Ollie’s

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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. 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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Dr. Dish Skill Builder Workout: The Gauntlet with Mike Dunn

At Dr. Dish Basketball we always preach to simulate game-like shots during your basketball shooting drills and workouts. In this “Gauntlet Shooting Drill” from our friend Mike Dunn, he’s simulating 6 different shots and game-like actions consecutively in the same drill. Originally, this was a drill Mike used without the Dr. Dish, but it can be

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HoopDirt.com Daily News – 2/4/19

I tweeted about this one yesterday, but if you haven’t watched Dr. George Barber’s Greenville University team play, you should. In a weekend where NC State scored 24 points in a loss to Virginia Tech, Barber’s squad exploded for 200! Earlier in the week, GU beat MacMurray 167-145, and then topped that on Saturday with

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REPORT: DII Pittsburg State (KS) Assistant Placed on Leave

According to a report by KOAM, Pittsburg State (KS) assistant coach Jon Gillam has been placed on administrative leave. He reportedly directed  a racial slur towards the Central Missouri basketball staff during a game on January 12th. Interestingly enough, Gillam played collegiately at Central Missouri where he won a DII National Championship as a senior

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