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Mississippi State Completes Staff

New Mississippi State basketball coach Rick Ray has completed his coaching staff with the hiring of Chris Hollender and Adam Gordon. Hollender will be an assistant basketball coach while Gordon will be the director of basketball operations. Hollender comes to the Bulldogs after stints as an assistant coach at Evansville and Army. Gordon was previously

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SIU adds assistant

New Southern Illinois head men’s basketball coach Barry Hinson named Terrance McGee to his staff. McGee has served the past two seasons as an assistant coach at Grand Valley State University, during which time the Lakers compiled a 33-21 record, including a 19-8 mark and third-place finish in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference in

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Sharpe hired at S. Arkansas

Andy Sharpe has been introduced as the new men’s basketball coach at Southern Arkansas. He has served the past five years as head coach at NAIA-affiliated Martin Methodist College in Pulaski, Tenn. Sharpe brings eight years of coaching experience to the Muleriders, seven as a head coach in which he has compiled a career mark

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SW Christian hires HC

Southwestern Christian University Athletic Director Mark Arthur is happy to announce Quinn Wooldridge as the new head coach of the men’s basketball program, relieving Arthur of his former duties as head coach after a 20-year tenure at the helm of the program. Wooldridge joins SCU with an impressive list of coaching associations on his resume.

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Coles named HC at Olivet

Chris Coles has been named Olivet College’s head men’s basketball coach, according to an announcement by Athletic Director Heather Bateman. He comes to Olivet from Saginaw Valley State University where he has served as an assistant men’s basketball coach for the last five years. Prior to coaching at SVSU, Coles coached at the high school

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OFFICIAL: Johnson named HC at TCU

TCU director of intercollegiate athletics Chris Del Conte has announced the hiring of Trent Johnson as head men’s basketball coach. Johnson becomes the 21st head coach in the history of the Horned Frog men’s basketball program. Johnson arrives at TCU from LSU, where he served the last four seasons as head coach of the Tigers.

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Webb named assistant at Wagner

Newly appointed Wagner Head Men’s Basketball Coach Bashir Mason has named former Rutgers University standout, and most recently the Director of Player of Development at George Mason, Marquis Webb to his staff as an assistant coach. A native of Paterson, NJ, Webb was a four-year starter at the point guard position for Rutgers, where he

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Piedmont College Coach Steps Down

Piedmont College coach Lee Glenn as accepted a new administrative role in the athletic department as the Assistant Athletic Director for Athletic Communications and will step away from his duties on the hard court. In his nine years as the head men’s basketball coach Glenn tallied a 99-135 career record which places him second on

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OFFICIAL: Ballard to VCU

I mentioned a few days ago that Tulsa assistant Jeremy Ballard was headed to VCU to replace Jamion Christian on Shaka Smart’s staff. It’s now official. Here’s the official statement from VCU: http://www.vcuathletics.com/sports/mbkb/2011-12/releases/201… Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

UAB Staff Update

Newly-appointed UAB men’s basketball head coach Jerod Haase has announced the hiring of three new assistant coaches. Haase announced the additions of Robert Ehsan, Richie Riley and Jeff Wulbrun. Ehsan, comes to Birmingham after spending the 2011-12 campaign as an assistant coach under Seth Greenburg at Virginia Tech. Riley, spent the 2011-12 season as an

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