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Extensions at South Carolina for Head Coach Frank Martin; Assistant Chuck Martin

The University of South Carolina Board of Trustees has approved a contract extension for two men’s basketball staff members. Head men’s basketball coach Frank Martin received a two-year contract extension, and assistant men’s basketball coach Chuck Martin received a one-year extension, taking him through the 2021-22 season. Frank Martin will enter his 10th season at the helm

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Kennedy signs new 6-yr deal at UAB

It was a monumental day on Friday for the UAB men’s basketball program as the University of Alabama System Board of Trustees approved a contract extension for head coach Andy Kennedy along with the final stage of the new men’s and women’s basketball practice facility. “I’d like to thank our Board of Trustees for their continued

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OFFICIAL: Chappell joins UNLV Basketball Staff

Former Lamar men’s basketball assistant coach Brandon Chappell has been hired as an assistant coach for the UNLV men’s basketball program, head coach Kevin Kruger announced. Chappell joins Tim Buckley and Carlin Hartman to complete Kruger’s coaching staff.Chappell comes to Las Vegas after serving four seasons on the bench for the Cardinals program, where he

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Cincinnati fires John Brannen

University of Cincinnati Director of Athletics John Cunningham announced Friday men’s basketball head coach John Brannen had been relieved of his duties. In a letter to Bearcats’ supporters, Cunningham said: Dear Bearcats: This afternoon, we informed Men’s Basketball Head Coach John Brannen that he has been relieved of his duties effective immediately.  Tim Morris will serve as

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Minnesota Basketball Staff Update

University of Minnesota men’s basketball coach Ben Johnson, whose contract is subject to Board of Regents approval, announced two additions to his staff today in assistant coaches Dave Thorson and Jason Kemp.  “I am thrilled to add Dave and Jason to our staff,” said Johnson. “These are two exceptional coaches who have strong connections to

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OFFICIAL: Goins added to BC Basketball Staff

This one has been out there for a while. Boston College has finally made it official: Anthony Goins joins Earl Grant‘s staff at Boston College as an assistant coach. Goins arrives in Chestnut Hill after spending the last two seasons in a similar role at Clemson. “We are excited to have Anthony on our staff,” Grant said.

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D2 UMary names new Head Men’s Basketball Coach

Today, the University of Mary announced that Jack Nelson will lead a new era of Marauders Men’s Basketball as head coach. Nelson, long associated with successful programs throughout the region, joins the Marauders following three seasons as the associate head coach at nationally-ranked University of Sioux Falls. Nelson’s accomplishments include seven 20-win seasons, seven teams

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Intro to Coaching Conference

Rising Coaches is hosting a free virtual event in conjunction with the DEI Alliance called Intro to Coaching for athletes that want to transition into coaching. The event will take place April 16-17 and will feature speakers, breakout rooms and will conclude with a round of speed interviews with programs who are looking to hire. 

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