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D3 Bard College adds Griffin to Men’s Basketball Staff

The Bard College Department of Athletics & Recreation has hired Mason Griffin as assistant men’s basketball coach. Griffin comes to Bard from SUNY Canton, where he was an assistant coach for the 2021-22 season. Prior to SUNY Canton, he was the head coach at Unity College. “Bard could not be more fortunate than to have Mason joining

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Smith promoted to Assistant Coach at D2 Missouri Western

Longtime Missouri Western State University Men’s Basketball team manager turned graduate assistant Weston Smith has been hired as the program’s second current full-time assistant coach.   Head Coach Will Martin announced Smith’s promotion this Thursday, cementing the new assistant coach’s role after first joining the team in 2016. Smith was the team’s manager from fall 2016 to spring 2020 before

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Western New Mexico adds Drake to Men’s Basketball Staff

Western New Mexico University Athletics and Men’s Head Basketball Coach Zane Gibson is excited to welcome Jared Drake to the coaching staff. With playing experience at the collegiate level and coaching at several different levels, Drake brings a wealth of experience to Silver City. “Coach Drake is a coach’s son. He has been brought up in the game of

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Georgia Southern Basketball Staff Update

Georgia Southern men’s basketball coach Brian Burg announced today that Glynn Cyprien has joined his staff as an assistant coach and Cam Buchanan has been named the director of development and recruiting. Cyprien comes to Statesboro with nearly three decades of experience between the NBA, the NBA G League, the NCAA Division I, the Junior Olympic and the International levels and

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Awl named Assistant Basketball Coach at Randolph-Macon

Liban Awl has been named the Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach at Randolph-Macon College. Awl most recently was an assistant coach at his alma mater, Chestnut Hill College, which he was named in April 2020. Prior to that, Awl assisted the Freshman, JV, and Varsity teams at Osbourn Park High School in Manassas, Va. from 2019-2020. “We are

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Upshur elevated to Assistant Basketball Coach at Portland State

Portland State Men’s Basketball Coach Jase Coburn has announced that Director of Player Development Quinton Upshur has moved into a full-time assistant coach role with the Vikings. Upshur has worked at Portland State for the past year as an Academic Advisor and Basketball Program Director of Player Development. He will now have full on-court responsibilities as a Vikings Assistant Coach

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Drill of The Week

In this Dr. Dish drill, Coach Tony Miller demonstrates a great screening drill. Learn how reading the screen can create open shots for both the ball handler and the screener. The full drill breakdown is below! Flip the Screen Drill Player 1 starts on the wing; Player 2 (the screener) starts at the top of the key;

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Newton named Head Basketball Coach at D3 Berea

Berea College Director of Athletics Ryan Hess has named Austin Newton head coach of the Mountaineer men’s basketball team. When asked about the opportunity Newton said, “After spending over half of my life in Madison County, I’ve been able to see firsthand the numerous opportunities that Berea College provides to its students and athletes. I couldn’t be more proud

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Strange joins Clark University Basketball staff

Clark head men’s basketball coach Tyler Simms announced the addition of Tyler Strange to his coaching staff on Wednesday in the role of Assistant Coach. “We are extremely excited to have Tyler join our program,” stated Simms. “He brings a great deal of experience as a coach, most recently coming from Division I Wofford University

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