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Avery added to ETSU Men’s Basketball Staff

East Tennessee State University men’s basketball head coach Jason Shay announced on Thursday that Jalen Avery has been added to the Buccaneer coaching staff. Avery, a four-year standout at Kent State University, will be a graduate assistant for the Bucs. “Jalen comes from a very successful program as a player under Rob Senderoff at Kent State,” said

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OFFICIAL: Sheldon announces retirement at Tufts

Following up on HoopDirt.com’s report from Tuesday (D3 DIRT). Bob Sheldon’s retirement at Tufts has been made official. Here is the release from Tufts: Bob Sheldon, head coach of the Tufts University men’s basketball team since 1988, announced he will retire effective December 31 following 33 years leading the Jumbos. Coach Sheldon goes out on

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Lavery added to NCMC Men’s Basketball Staff

Taylor Lavery has been added to the North Central Missouri College men’s basketball staff as an assistant coach. He will be involved in all areas of the program, including day-to-day operations, recruiting, opponent scouting, player development, and building and organizing travel plans. Prior to NCMC, Lavery was the Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach at Central Wyoming

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TopConnect, NJCAA Partner on Virtual Seminar; Participants Announced

The NJCAA and TopConnect have announced a mutual partnership, presenting the inaugural TopConnect NJCAA Virtual Symposium. The initial event is set for October 8-9. TopConnect (formerly Villa 7) originated in 2003 by then VCU Athletic Director Dr. Richard Sander, identifies the top basketball assistant coaches in the country, and connects them with mid-major Athletic Directors providing

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Southeastern Louisiana Promotes Conroy to Interim Assistant Basketball Coach

The Southeastern Louisiana men’s basketball team promoted Riley Conroy to interim assistant coach, second-year SLU men’s head basketball coach David Kiefer announced Monday. Conroy’s hire is pending the approval of the Louisiana System’s Board of Supervisors. The New Orleans, Louisiana native is in his second season with the program after serving as the team’s director of recruiting

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Pivot Analysis: Going beyond the box score

Tracking individual stats and box scores has been a standard method of basketball analysis across most organized levels of play. However, that doesn’t always provide the whole picture. As basketball analytical methods and technology have developed, so has the use of more advanced statistical metrics. The tracking of lineup performance and on court player impact

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11th Annual Rising Coaches Conference – October 5-9, 2020

11th Annual Rising Coaches Conference Oct 5-9th Via Zoom Sign up for Free at www.risingcoaches.com/events Conference will start at 6pm EST each night. Recordings will be available on our member site to watch on-demand Speakers include… Buzz Williams Tommy Amaker Cori Close Paul Biancardi Michelle Clark-Heard Alan Stein Joe Prunty Larry Shyatt And many more…

McKinney named new Head Men’s Basketball Coach at SUNY Ulster

Marques McKinney has been named the next Head Men’s Basketball Coach at SUNY Ulster. McKinney, originally from Fishkill, NY; has had several assistant coaching positions over the last four seasons, including stints at Cazenovia College, Medaille College, New York Institute of Technology, and most recently Onondaga Community College. In 2016-17 at Medaille College, he helped lead

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