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Hoop Insights: The Supreme Play of Luka Garza

by Patrick Schmitt / Just Play Solutions – Analytics Academy The Iowa Hawkeyes are currently experiencing their best season since Lute Olson coached them to the Final Four back in 1980. Current head coach Fran McCaffery has a 203-145 record in 11 seasons at Iowa. The Hawks roster this year is full of upperclassmen and

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Knight elevated to Associate Head coach at UMPI

Mark Knight has been elevated to Associate Head Coach for the men’s basketball program at UMPI. Knight has served the past three seasons as the lead assistant coach for the program, helping lead the program to new heights since UMPI became a NCAA Division III member in 2008. This past season UMPI picked up their

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Daily News & Notes – 1/7/21

Today’s news and notes from through out the college basketball coaching world… UMass head coach Matt McCall and George Washington head coach Jamion Christian agreed to postpone last night’s game scheduled for 6pm at GW due to the riots at the Capitol and the curfew. MassLive details the trip to DC, and how events unfolded

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Daily News & Notes – 1/5/21

Today’s Daily News and Notes from around the college basketball coaching world… Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski will miss Wednesday’s game vs. Boston College as he self-isolates. Krzyzewski said that a member of his family tested positive for COVID-19 which has forced he and his wife, Mickie, to quarantine. Both have tested negative for the virus. More

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D3 Trinity (CT) assistant takes over at Vermont Academy

Vermont Academy has hired John Zall as the new boys’ varsity basketball coach. Zall arrives at Vermont Academy with over ten years of coaching experience at the NBA, NCAA, high school, and AAU levels. “We’re really excited for John to begin coaching for our team,” explained Dr. Jennifer Zaccara, Vermont Academy’s head of school. “This

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Former Texas A&M standout joins Tarleton MBB staff

Tarleton men’s basketball head coach Billy Gillispie has announced the addition of Joseph Jones as an assistant coach for the rest of the 2020-21 season. Jones, a professional basketball player for the last 13 years and currently signed in Puerto Rico, comes to Tarleton as one of Gillispie’s former standout players at Texas A&M where he

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Week 6: 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 6 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 – 1/4/21

Happy New Year! Here is 2021’s first installment of the Daily News & Notes from though out the college basketball coaching world… Kentucky’s John Calipari got ejected Saturday night in a game that saw the Wildcats snap a 6-game losing streak with a 2OT win at Mississippi State. According to ESPN, Calipari said he didn’t

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BREAKING: Northern Illinois fires Mark Montgomery

Northern Illinois University will make a change in its men’s basketball head coaching position and will separate from head coach Mark Montgomery effective immediately, NIU Associate Vice-President and Director of Athletics Sean T. Frazier announced Sunday. “We thank Coach Montgomery for his commitment to NIU and his efforts to advance NIU men’s basketball over the last

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