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400 wins for Izzo

Draymond Green had 22 points, 14 rebounds and six assists to help No. 10 Michigan State beat Minnesota 68-52 Wednesday night and give coach Tom Izzo his 400th win. Here’s the link to the video of Izzo’s emotional press conference: http://www.msuspartans.com/sports/m-baskbl/recaps/012512aaa.… Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

Gibbons Gets Win #200 at Clayton State

Last week Clayton State head coach Gordon Gibbons won his 200th game at Clayton State. In his 21st season as a head coach at the Division II level, Gibbons is 446-179. He is one of few head coaches at any level that has recorded 200 or more victories at two different programs. Stay with HoopDirt

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Maryland to dedicate court to Williams

The University of Maryland will honor the legacy of longtime men’s basketball coach Gary Williams on Wednesday, Jan. 25 during pregame ceremonies before the Terrapins face Duke. Tipoff is scheduled for 9 p.m., but the ceremonies naming the court in his honor will be held before the game. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college

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Otterbein coach to retire

Otterbein University men’s head basketball coach Dick Reynolds, currently in his 40th season at the helm, has announced that he will retire from coaching and his position as Athletic Director at the conclusion of the 2011-12 season. The most successful coach in the history of the Ohio Athletic Conference (OAC), Reynolds sits atop the OAC

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Maryland assistant Hill arrested

Maryland assistant coach Dalonte Hill was arrested and charged with suspicion of DUI. At a press conference at the University, head basketball coach Mark Turgeon announced that Hill was arrested on Thursday and would not make the team’s road trip to Temple. A statement issued Friday afternoon by the University athletic department said that Hill

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Bartley Wins 200th

WPI coach Chris Bartley won his 200th game yesterday as his team upset No. 3 ranked MIT 80-68. The Worcester Engineers improved to 14-3 overall with the win. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

UC Santa Barbara Extends Coach

UCSB Head Coach Bob Williams signed a five-year contract extension through 2015. The new contract will pay him $235K. Williams holds an overall record of 199-156 since becoming head coach in 1998 and has been named Big West Coach of the Year three times. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and

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Settles keeps job at IWC

Iowa Wesleyan College interim head men’s basketball coach Jess Settles has been named the full-time head coach of the IWC men’s basketball program. Settles took over the IWC men’s basketball post on an interim basis on Nov. 24. The Tigers have an 8-6 record on the season and are 4-4 under Settles. Settles is a

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Dual role for Concordia’s Glas

Rich Glas has been named the new athletic director at Concordia College, Moorhead, Minn., effective March 15. Glas will also retain his role as Concordia’s men’s basketball coach. Glas joined the Concordia athletics staff in 2008, earning his 500th coaching victory during his first season leading the Cobbers. He previously served as an assistant coach

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#500 for Florida Tech’s Mims

Florida Tech head coach Billy Mims recorded his 500th career victory Tuesday night with a 64-54 victory over Trinity Baptist. Mims has recorded 95 wins in seven seasons with the Panthers after earning nine wins in one season at UT-Permian Basin. He won 317 games as a professional coach in Europe with the Leicester Riders

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