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Doane hires new coach

Doane College Athletic Director Greg Heier announced today the hiring of Jim Weeks as head men’s basketball coach for the Tigers. Weeks, a 1985 Doane graduate, joins the Tiger coaching staff following a long tenure at Beatrice High School. In 26 years, 24 at Beatrice, Weeks won 441 games and lead Beatrice to three state

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Schreiner head coach resigns

Schreiner Men’s Basketball head coach Drew Miller announced his resignation yesterday. His wife has just accepted a job at the Pentagon – his family will be relocating to the DC area. A search for the next head coach will begin immediately. The job will look to be filled no later than May 1. Stay with

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OFFICIAL: Tulsa hires Manning

The University of Tulsa has reached an agreement in principle with University of Kansas Assistant Coach Danny Manning on becoming the school’s 29th head basketball coach, Director of Athletics Ross Parmley announced this morning. Manning, 46, is currently coaching with the NCAA Final Four-bound Kansas Jayhawks, thus the official news conference introducing Manning as the

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Drew Agrees to Contract Extension

Valparaiso University announced today that head coach Bryce Drew has agreed to a multi-year contract extension. In his first season as head coach Drew was named the Horizon League Coach of the Year and guided the Crusaders to 22 victories and a berth in the postseason NIT. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball

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OFFICIAL: Groce takes over at Illinois

We been talking about this one for a few days. No big secret here. Here’s a link to the official statement and a video of John Groce’s introductory press conference at Illinois: http://www.fightingillini.com/sports/m-baskbl/spec-rel/03291… Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

OFFICIAL: SUU hires Robinson

We reported this as a "Hot Rumor" this morning – it’s now official. LSU assistant Nick Robinson is the new head coach at Southern Utah. Here’s the official release: http://www.suutbirds.com/ViewArticle.dbml?SPSID=95898&SP… Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

OFFICIAL: Hinson to SIU

Kansas DBO Barry Hinson has officially been named as the head coach at Southern Illinois. Just wanted to pass along the official release: http://www.siusalukis.com/sports/m-baskbl/spec-rel/032812aac… Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

UW Oshkosh Coach Retires

Ted Van Dellen, announced Thursday his retirement as the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh head coach. Van Dellen guided the Titans to 358 wins and five National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) postseason appearances. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

Bryn Athyn names Baxter head coach

We reported this as a rumor earlier this month – just wanted to pass along the official statement from Bryn Athyn College now that the hiring of Justin Baxter has been confirmed. One interesting note….AD Matthew Kennedy said that there were over 700 applicants for the men’s and women’s basketball positions at Bryn Athyn. And

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Berg out, Peterson in at Williston State

Eric Peterson, who has been an assistant coach at Williston State for five years will take over for Hunter Berg who has decided to move back to coaching the Teton Women’s Basketball program. Peterson served as Teton Basketball Assistant Coach for two stints. The first from 2005-2006 through the 2008-2009 season before he accepted a

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