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Rutgers Hires Ops Guy

Rutgers University Head Men’s Basketball Coach Mike Rice announced Tuesday that Josh Loeffler has been named to his staff as Director of Basketball Operations. Loeffler arrives “On the Banks” with nine years of collegiate coaching experience and four seasons of collegiate playing experience, including the past four seasons as an assistant coach at Lafayette College.

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CCU names head coach

The new Men’s Basketball Coach at Cincinnati Christian University is Ken Tracy. A 1988 graduate of CCU, Ken was a member of CCU’s 1986, 1987, and 1988 NCCAA championship basketball teams. He has more than ten years of high school varsity coaching experience, serving as the Head Coach of Clermont Northeastern High School, earning Coach

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Johnson named assistant at Indiana

Kenny Johnson has officially been named as an assistant at Indiana. We first reported this as a rumor a few weeks ago. The former Towson assistant will replace Bennie Seltzer who recently was named head coach at Samford University. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

Southern Miss press release

We’ve been talking about the Donnie Tyndall to Southern Mississippi story since Friday. I just wanted to pass along the introductory press conference transcript now that he has officially been hired: http://www.southernmiss.com/sports/m-baskbl/spec-rel/043012a… Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

Schreiner University Hires Coach

University of Mary Hardin-Baylor men’s basketball assistant coach Jimmy Smith has been named the new Head Men’s Basketball Coach at Schreiner University. Smith leaves his alma mater after serving as assistant coach for the past three seasons. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

Louisville Staff Update

University of Louisville men’s basketball coach Rick Pitino announced a few staff changes. Kareem Richardson, an assistant coach the past season at Xavier University and a 15-year collegiate coaching veteran, has joined the UofL staff in a similar capacity under Pitino. Andre McGee, a program assistant at UofL for the past three seasons and a

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Maranatha Baptist Bible College Hires Coach

Keith Salscheider has been named head men’s basketball coach at Maranatha Baptist Bible College, Athletic Director Rob Thompson announced Monday. Salscheider, 32, played professional basketball in Australia, Denmark, and the U.S. from 2003-09. He was an assistant coach for Edgewood College in 2011-12. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

K-State Hires Assitant

K-State men’s basketball coach Bruce Weber continued to fill out his coaching staff on Monday, adding Alvin Brooks III as an assistant coach. Brooks has more than eight years of college coaching experience, including stints at Arkansas-Fort Smith (2004-06), Midland College (2006-07), Bradley (2007-10) and Sam Houston State (2010-12). Stay with HoopDirt for the latest

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Jankovich named associate HC @ SMU

Tim Jankovich has been named Associate Head Coach for SMU men’s basketball, Head Coach Larry Brown announced. Jankovich spent the past five seasons (2007-2012) as the head coach at Illinois State, where his teams went 105-64, and made four NIT appearances (2008, 2009, 2010, 2012). He also won at least 20 games and finished in

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Dooley named HC at Baker

Sean Dooley, an assistant coach at perennial NAIA basketball powerhouse Columbia (Mo.) College, has been named the 26th head coach in Baker University men’s basketball history, Baker University Director of Athletics Theresa Yetmar announced on Friday. At Columbia, Dooley is coming off four consecutive 25-plus win seasons and four trips to the NAIA National Tournament,

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