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Hawkins Wins 300th

Western Michigan beat South Florida, 58-53, today. The victory gave Broncos’ coach Steve Hawkins his 300th career win. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

Herring joins CCNY staff

Tom Green has announced an addition to his City College of New York coaching staff as Mike Herring joins the Beavers for the upcoming 2012-13 season. Herring will assist with recruiting, planning and implementation of camps and clinics and scouting opponents. He was previously a high school coach. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college

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Moore named GA at Shorter

Shorter University head men’s basketball coach Chad Warner announced the hiring of Mario Moore as a graduate assistant. Moore is beginning his college coaching career at Shorter after finishing a stellar playing career for Kevin Stallings at Vanderbilt University from 2002 to 2006. Upon graduating from Vanderbilt, Moore played professionally in Slovenia for two years

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Mt. Ida staff update

Mount Ida College men’s basketball Head Coach Rico Cabral in his 22nd year at the helm of the program has hired four new assistant coaches for the 2012 season. Jaykyri Simpson will begin his first season as an Assistant Coach for the Mount Ida College men’s basketball team and will aid 22nd year Head Coach

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Hampden-Sydney assistant resigns

Hampden-Sydney Basketball Assistant Coach Larry Blunt has resigned to take over as the head coach for the Oshawa Power, a Canadian professional team in the National Basketball League of Canada. Blunt had just entered his fifth season with the Tigers and was a valuable asset to the program. In addition to his traditional assistant coaching

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Marquette staff update

Head coach Buzz Williams has announced the addition of collegiate veteran Jeff Reynolds to the staff as director of basketball operations for the 2012-13 campaign. Reynolds assumes the responsibilities of first-year staff member Jerry Wainwright, who will move to the position of assistant coach for the rest of the season. Reynolds most recently spent five

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Waters Signs New Contract

Gary Waters, who has led Cleveland State to four postseason appearances in the last five seasons, has been rewarded for his performance with a new seven-year contract that will keep him at Cleveland State through the 2018-19 season. The new contract replaces the one Waters received in 2009. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college

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Crean Signs Extension

Tom Crean has signed a contract extension at Indiana University. The key terms of the new contract will include the two-year extension from six years to eight years (through June 20, 2020) and an increase in the average annual non-performance based compensation from approximately $2.52 million to approximately $3.16 million. Stay with HoopDirt for the

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Zito named assistant at UMBC

John Zito has been named assistant men’s basketball coach at UMBC, acting head coach Aki Thomas announced today. Zito served on the UMBC basketball staff from May of 2008 through October of 2011 before pursuing other career opportunities. The Windsor, Conn. native was a two-time team captain for the Retrievers, serving in that role in

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Randall promoted at Green Mtn.

On Monday, November 5th, the Green Mountain College athletic department announced that men’s basketball Assistant Head Coach David Randall has been promoted to Associate Head Coach. Randall had served as an assistant coach during the 2011-12 season and quickly demonstrated an advanced knowledge and passion for coaching. Head Coach Daryle Tucker advocated for the promotion

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