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HS vet joins VWC staff

Ben Moore has joined the staff at Virginia Wesleyan College as an assistant. Moore spent 24 seasons as the head coach at Newport News’ Warwick High School for 24 years (261-263). He resigned from that position earlier this year to accept a teaching promotion as the lead teach in the health and physical education department.

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Yale promotes assistant

Jamie Snyder-Fair, who has spent the last two seasons as a volunteer assistant coach at Yale, has been promoted to full-time assistant coach. Snyder-Fair came to Yale from Washington & Lee where he helped the team make its first appearance in the ODAC championship game in 20 years. In his one season at W&L, the

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John Jay officially hires Fenn

I blogged about this last week. Just wanted to pass along the official release about the hiring of Otis Fenn at John Jay College (NY): http://www.johnjayathletics.com/news/2011/9/9/MBB_0909115214… Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

Former Texas Tech assistant to ABA

Former Texas Tech assistant Chris Beard has been named as the head coach of the ABA’s South Carolina Warriors. Beard had been an assistant to both Bob and Pat Knight at TTU. He was retained by Billy Gillispie this spring, but left the staff in June. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching

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Stewart promoted at Bowie State

Bowie State assistant coach Larry Stewart has been promoted to associate head coach. Stewart enters his third year on the Bowie State staff. A standout player at Coppin State from 1987-1991, Stewart led the Eagles to their first ever NCAA Tournament appearance in 1990 and first ever National Invitational Tournament in 1991. He was a

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Hotchkiss joins HU staff

Jamie Hotchkiss has joined the Huntington University basketball staff as an assistant coach. Hotchkiss spent his playing days in Huntington and has continued to impact the local community through his involvement with athletics. He spent eight years as an assistant coach for the HU volleyball team and most recently served as an assistant for the

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Belmont names DBO

Belmont University men’s basketball head coach Rick Byrd announced Friday the hiring of Tyler Holloway to the position of Director of Basketball Operations. Holloway served the past two seasons as a graduate assistant for the Bruins while earning his master’s degree in Sport Administration from Belmont. Holloway was a four-year letterwinner at Murray State University

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Murray promoted at Shorter

Shorter University head men’s basketball coach Chad Warner has announced the promotion of Tyler Murray from graduate assistant coach to head assistant on the Hawks’ coaching staff. Murray, who came to Shorter in 2008 to join Warner, also assumes duties as recruiting coordinator for the Hawks, who are coming off their first 20-win season since

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IUPUI adds Hall of Famer

The IUPUI Athletics Department and Head Basketball Coach Todd Howard announced that Indiana Basketball Hall of Famer Basil Mawbey has joined the staff as Senior Advisor. Mawbey, who won two IHSAA State Championships as a coach, will begin duties immediately. Mawbey amassed a 675-259 record in a 39-year high school career that spanned seven stops.

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Ball State hires video coordinator

Ball State men’s basketball head coach Billy Taylor announced the addition of former Cardinal Michael Bennett to the staff as video coordinator Thursday morning. Bennett is the second former player on the Ball State staff joining Mickey Hosier (1997-2000) who was promoted to director of basketball operations this summer. Bennett was a four-year letterwinner from

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