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REPORT: Concordia’s Kollar to return following investigation

According to a report from CBS News Chicago, D3 Concordia University Chicago head men’s basketball coach Steve Kollar will return to his coaching duties following an investigation surrounding the hospitalization of six of his players after a workout. The report states that, Concordia Director of Athletics Pete Gnan sent a letter to parents, students, coaches,

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Coach Palombo Reaches 600

On Wednesday, Jan. 11, the Guilford College men’s basketball team defeated the Lynchburg Hornets, 75-59. With the win, head coach Tom Palombo reached 600 win milestone as a collegiate coach. Palombo has coached at the collegiate level for 33 years and has massed a record of 600-261 while leading the Quakers for 20 of those

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Harrison out as Associate Head Coach at West Virginia

The West Virginia University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics has parted ways with men’s basketball associate head coach Larry Harrison. Harrison has spent the last 16 seasons on the Mountaineer basketball staff, including the last 13 as associate head coach. He was in his 24th season overall on Huggins’ coaching staff after spending eight seasons with him at

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Santa Fe College assistant headed to D2 Francis Marion

NJCAA Santa Fe College (FL) assistant men’s basketball coach Alex Birge is headed to D2 Francis Marion University in a similar role. No release yet from FMU announcing the move, but Santa Fe issued the following statement: Assistant Coach Alex Birge of Santa Fe College men’s basketball has accepted the same role at Francis Marion

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Long-time Stockton University assistant coach Bob Hutchings passes away

Stockton University Athletics today is mourning the loss of long-time assistant men’s basketball coach Bob Hutchings, who passed away last night, approximately eight weeks after suffering a massive heart attack. Affectionately known as “Hutch”, Hutchings was a basketball lifer with an eclectic coaching resume that spanned nearly 50 years. “I’ve been thinking a lot about the

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Hamilton wins 600th career game, 400th at Florida State

Florida State’s victory against Georgia Tech on Saturday marked Head Coach Leonard Hamilton’s 600th career win, and 400th at Florida State. He is the active wins leader in the ACC, and only the fifth coach to win at least 400 games as an ACC head coach.  Hamilton’s career highlights include: 21st Season at Florida State (400-259, .607 winning

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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. 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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Dominican University’s Clinton Earns 500th Victory

Dominican University New York Head Men’s Basketball Coach, Joseph S. Clinton, earned his 500th career coaching win today as the Chargers rallied from a 12-point deficit to defeat the Wilmington University Wildcats, 73-67, in Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) action on Coach Baxter Court in the 15th Annual James Clancy Memorial Game. The victory gives

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