Gillispie update

According to the El Paso Times, doctors have ordered Texas Tech head coach Billy Gillispie to avoid any stress for 30 days in an effort to bring the his blood pressure down. Here’s a link to the article:… Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

St. John’s staff update

St. John’s head men’s basketball coach Steve Lavin announced the promotions of assistant coaches Rico Hines and Tony Chiles within his staff on Friday. In addition to elevating the duo within the men’s basketball unit, Lavin completed his elite and diversified staff with the official addition of assistant coach Darrick Martin. Assistant coaches Hines and

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Tennessee-Martin staff update

Lance Egnatz and Mark Halsell have joined The University of Tennessee at Martin men’s basketball coaching staff, head coach Jason James announced today. Egnatz has been hired as an assistant coach while Halsell will serve as a graduate assistant. Egnatz joins the Skyhawks after four seasons as the top assistant at Lincoln Memorial University in

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Link named AC @ UCSD

The UC San Diego men’s basketball program is pleased to welcome Gerred Link to the team as an assistant coach. Link comes to La Jolla after serving as an assistant coach with fellow California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) member Sonoma State since 2010. He also played guard for the Seawolves from 2007-09. Link’s coaching career

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North Dakota staff update

University of North Dakota head men’s basketball coach Brian Jones announced the addition of Brent Wilson and Steve Grabowski to his staff on Friday. Wilson joins the staff as an assistant coach, while Grabowski was appointed to the director of basketball operations position. Wilson will work primarily with the UND post players and also focus

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Gillispie on indefinite sick leave

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) – A Texas Tech athletics official says Billy Gillispie is on indefinite sick leave. Spokesman Blayne Beal said Monday that Gillispie is taking sick days. It was not clear how long Gillispie will be out. The school announced Aug. 31 that it had opened an investigation into alleged mistreatment of players by

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Albany staff update

University at Albany Director of Athletics Dr. Lee McElroy and head men’s basketball coach Will Brown announces Jon Iati as assistant coach and Simon Clement as graduate assistant manager on Monday, September 10. Iati spent his last five years working with the Quinnipiac Men’s Basketball program and the last three years as the director of

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May named assistant at Concord

Concord University men’s basketball head coach Kent McBride has announced the hiring of Todd May as assistant coach for the Mountain Lions. May’s primary role at Concord University will be that of Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach as well as assisting in the Compliance Department. He comes to Concord after serving as an assistant coach at

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ESPN: Tim Jankovich article

Thought this was a pretty interesting read – ESPN did a piece on how former Illinois State head coach Tim Jankovich is adjusting to his role as the highest paid assistant in the country ($800,000) under Larry Brown at SMU. Here’s a link to the story:… Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball

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Duke promoted at Fordham

Fordham University assistant men’s basketball coach Dave Duke has been promoted to associate head basketball coach it was announced today by head coach Tom Pecora. Duke will begin his third year on the Fordham staff in 2012-13, his 12th as a member of Pecora’s staff and his 15th overall in the profession. Duke started his

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