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Ryan extended at Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. (AP) Wisconsin has approved a five-year contract extension for Bo Ryan, who has taken the Badgers to the round of 16 the past two seasons. The University of Wisconsin Athletic Board approved the deal Friday. Ryan’s contract will now run through 2017. Terms were not disclosed. Wisconsin went 26-10 last season and was

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SMU adds Howard

Jerrance Howard has been named an assistant men’s basketball coach at SMU, Head Coach Larry Brown announced today. Howard spent the past five seasons as an assistant coach at Illinois, his alma mater. There, he quickly earned a reputation as one of the top young assistant coaches in the country and one of the nation’s

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Seltzer completes staff at Samford

Samford head men’s basketball coach Bennie Seltzer officially announced his full complement of assistant coaches and program administrators. Joining Seltzer on the Samford basketball staff this season will be assistant coaches Scott Padgett, Yasir Rosemond and Jake Headrick. Seltzer also announced Anthony Saccoccia as the Bulldogs’ Director of Basketball Operations, while Charles Newton was named

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Jones adds assistants at LSU

New LSU men’s basketball head Coach Johnny Jones announced Thursday that Shawn Forrest and Charlie Leonard will be joining the basketball staff at LSU. Forest served the last four years on Jones’ staff at North Texas, while Leonard has worked with Jones as far back as his interim season as head coach at Memphis in

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Brown elevated at St. Andrew’s

Current assistant coach Andrew Brown will be taking the reigns as head coach of the men’s basketball program at St. Andrews University after former coach Richie Schueler announced yesterday his decision to step down as the head coach. Brown helped with player recruitment, player development, team community functions, and opponent scouting, as well as other

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Davis agrees on five-year contract extension

Middle Tennessee State University and Head Men’s Basketball Coach Kermit Davis have agreed in principle on a new five-year contract as announced Wednesday by Director of Athletics Chris Massaro. Davis’ contract will run through the 2016-17 season. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

OFFICIAL: Vincent hired at Chowan

We reported this as a rumor earlier in the week. Just wanted to pass along the official release now that Brett Vincent has hired as the head coach at Chowan. Here it is: http://gocuhawks.com/news/2012/4/25/MBB_0425120942.aspx… Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

Nebraska adds two to staff

Craig Smith and Gregory Eaton have been added to Tim Miles staff at Nebraska. Smith comes to Nebraska after spending the last five seasons with Miles at Colorado State. Smith most recently served as the interim head coach at CSU after Miles was named head coach at Nebraska on March 24, and guided the Rams

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Wake Promotes Childress

Randolph Childress, a former Wake Forest point guard, has been named the Demon Deacons’ new director of player development. Childress will join the basketball staff full-time after serving in an administrative role within the athletic department since August. Childress, who retired from professional basketball in 2011, was previously Assistant to the Athletic Director with roles

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Mizzou elevates Fuller

Tim Fuller has been promoted to associate head coach for the University of Missouri men’s basketball program, as announced today by Head Coach Frank Haith. Fuller earned the promotion after being an integral part of one of the most successful seasons in Mizzou Basketball history, as the Tigers amassed a 30-5 record in 2011-12, and

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