Romano named AC @ RIC

Rhode Island College has named Mike Romano as the assistant men’s basketball coach. He assists Head Coach Bob Walsh with all facets of the RIC men’s basketball program including recruiting, scouting, administering practice and meet coaching. Romano comes to Rhode Island College after spending two years at Marist College as a Graduate Manager for the

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ACU adds assistant

Brad Rogers has been hired as an assistant at Arizona Christian University. Rogers spent the previous three seasons on the basketball staff at William Jessup University (CA). During his time as an assistant at William Jessup, Rogers helped guide the Warriors to their first ever California Pacific Conference championship and a trip to the 2009-10

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Belmont Abbey HC assumes AD duties

Belmont Abbey College President Dr. William Thierfelder has announced the appointment of men’s basketball coach Stephen Miss to the position of Director of Athletics. Miss will continue to serve as the Crusaders men’s basketball coach. Miss makes his foray into athletics administration as he enters his sixth year as the Crusaders men’s basketball coach, a

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Estill joins Kentucky staff

Kentucky head coach John Calipari is pleased to announce the addition of former UK forward Marquis Estill to the 2012-13 men’s basketball staff as an undergraduate student assistant coach. Estill, who is currently finishing his undergraduate degree at UK, will assist pre-, during and post-practice and primarily focus on working with UK’s forwards. Per NCAA

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Baize named graduate manager @ Clemson

Jonah Baize has been named the graduate manager for the Clemson men’s basketball program. Baize, who played for the Tigers from 2007-11, replaces Tee Butters, who left to pursue a business opportunity in his hometown of Raleigh, NC. Baize (pronounced BAYZ) played from 2007-10 at Clemson under Oliver Purnell, before playing the 2010-11 season under

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O’Donnell promoted at Albany

Chad O’Donnell was officially named UAlbany men’s basketball associate head coach on Monday, August 27. O’Donnell has been with the program for the past eight years as an assistant coach. O’Donnell has recruited many of the basketball players during his time here including leading returning scorer senior guard Mike Black. Black, over the past three

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Walden named HC @ Knox College

A former Knox College men’s basketball player and assistant coach is returning to his alma mater to lead the men’s basketball program. Knox athletic director Chad Eisele announced that Kevin Walden has been named the Prairie Fire’s new head men’s basketball coach. He’s just the fourth such coach at Knox since 1960 – preceded by

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UL Monroe adds Cooper to staff

ULM men’s basketball head coach Keith Richard announced Friday the addition of Lonnie Cooper as an assistant coach on the Warhawks’ staff. Cooper’s hiring is pending final approval by the University of Louisiana System Board of Supervisors. Cooper replaces Brandon Roberts, who decided to get out of coaching and join his family’s business in Van,

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Marshall hires DBO

We had this last week as a rumor (…)…it’s now official – John Janovsky has been named as the director of basketball operations at Marshall. Here’s the link to the official press release:… Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

UNF staff update

University of North Florida head basketball coach Matthew Driscoll announced changes to his coaching staff for the upcoming 2012-13 season. Lee Moon, Jr., was promoted from Director of Basketball Operations to Assistant Coach while Bobby Kennen was named the Associate Head Coach for the Ospreys. Moon moves back into the coaching ranks following the departure

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