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OFFICIAL: USC Hires Two

The USC men’s basketball program has hired Tony Bland and Jason Hart as assistant basketball coaches. Bland spent the last two seasons as an assistant coach at his alma mater San Diego State, helping lead the Aztecs to the NCAA Tournament both seasons. He is a Los Angeles native who was a high school All-American

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HOT: Ostlund named head coach at St. Martin’s

After a nationwide search Director of Athletics Bob Grisham has announced that Michael Ostlund is the new head men’s basketball coach at Saint Martin’s University. “This was the deepest applicant pool we have ever had for this position, and many with collegiate head coaching experience that made it a difficult task for the search committee,”

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HOT: Estes named HC @ Barry

Replacing a school’s wins leader is never easy, but Barry University has a great candidate to try in Butch Estes who takes over the helm of the Buccaneer men’s basketball program. “I want to thank athletic director Mike Covone and the administration for giving me the opportunity to lead the men’s basketball program at Barry

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HOT: Extension for Herrion @ UNH

University of New Hampshire athletics director Marty Scarano has announced that men’s basketball head coach Bill Herrion has signed a contract extension through the 2015-16 season. Terms of the contract were not disclosed. With the win over UMBC on Feb. 13, Herrion, who just completed his eighth year at UNH and 22nd in America East,

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OFFICIAL: Northeast Mississippi CC hires Wright

I blogged about this earlier today – here’s the official press release from Northeast Mississippi announcing the hiring of Cord Wright…. Northeast Mississippi Community College has turned to a community college product to replace longtime men’s basketball coach David Robbins. Cord Wright, a native of Lafayette, La., has been named the college’s new men’s basketball

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Alford Hires Assistants

UCLA basketball coach Steve Alford has hired three new assistants to help in his first season coaching the Bruins. Duane Broussard follows Alford to Westwood from New Mexico, where he spent 10 years on the staff, including the last five with Alford. Ed Schilling was head coach the last four years at Park Tudor High

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Bellarmine’s Davenport signs extension

Bellarmine University announced today that it has renewed and extended an agreement with men’s basketball coach Scott Davenport that will keep him in his current position for an additional five years. “The development of our men’s basketball program to a nationally competitive level is attributable to the leadership of Coach Davenport and his staff,” said

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OFFICIAL: McGeehan to Campbell

Kevin McGeehan, who helped lead the University of Richmond to five post-season berths in the last six years, has been named head men’s basketball coach at Campbell University. In a Thursday afternoon press conference at the John W. Pope Jr. Convocation Center, the former associate head coach at Richmond was introduced by Director of Athletics

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HOT: Holtmann signs extension at GWU

Gardner-Webb University announced a contract extension Thursday for Big South Conference Coach of the Year Chris Holtmann through the 2018 season. Holtmann, 41, recently completed a tremendously successful third season in charge of the Gardner-Webb program. Terms of the contract and extension will not be disclosed. "I am very excited about the direction and culture

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Hastings College adds assistant

Chip Bahe will join Hastings College as Assistant Coach for the Hastings College Bronco Men’s Basketball team, effective June 1, 2013. Since 2002, he has served as Head Coach for Boys Basketball at Millard North High School outside of Omaha where his teams went 138-106 and earned four bids to the Nebraska State Basketball Tournament.

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