Air Force adds assistant

Tyron Wright has been hired as an assistant coach for the Air Force men’s basketball program, according to head coach Dave Pilipovich. Wright, who was an assistant coach for Air Force from 2006-09 and a graduate assistant coach for the Falcons during the 2000-01 campaign, worked in the registrar’s office at the Academy and was

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K-State staff update

Kansas State men’s basketball coach Bruce Weber finalized his coaching staff on Wednesday with the addition of veteran high school and college coach Wayne McClain as director of student-athlete development. McClain comes to K-State after spending the last 11 years coaching at Illinois, including the last nine under Weber. During his time, the Fighting Illini

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OFFICIAL: Doty named HC at Rock Valley

I mentioned this last week as a rumor in a blog – just wanted to pass along the press release now that it is official. Rock Valley College has announced the hiring of Craig Doty as the new head coach for men’s basketball. Here is a link to the story:… Stay with HoopDirt for

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Bethel (TN) coach arrested

According to WBBJ-TV in Tennessee, Bethel University (TN) head coach Jeff Britt was arrested Saturday night on suspicion of DUI. Britt was released on $1500 bond Sunday morning. Here is the link to the WBBJ story:… Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

Waycross College staff update

Cory Baldwin, athletic director and head men’s basketball coach at Waycross College, has named his coaching staff for the 2012-2013 basketball season. Tyler Page, one of Baldwin’s assistants since 2010, has been promoted to head assistant coach. Page received an associate’s degree from Waycross College, a bachelor’s degree from Armstrong Atlantic State University, and a

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Roy Williams update

University of North Carolina men’s basketball coach Roy Williams had a tumor surgically removed from his right kidney on Sept. 19. An analysis of the tumor has determined it to be benign. The tumor is an oncocytoma (pronounced ON-ko-sigh-TOE-muh), which is a benign tumor of the kidney that is often indistinguishable from kidney cancer on

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Bloom named VC at La Salle

Matt Bloom has been named the men’s basketball video coordinator at La Salle, head coach Dr. John Giannini announced. Bloom spent the 2011-12 season as an academic support assistant with the Explorers men’s basketball program. He previously spent three seasons at Rutgers on Fred Hill’s staff, including two as the operations coordinator. Bloom has also

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Steve Lavin update

According to the New York Daily News, St. John’s head coach Steve Lavin is now cancer free. Here is a link to the article:… Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

Platt named assistant @ St. Louis

Jim Platt, who has a combined 32 years of NCAA Division I coaching experience as a head or assistant coach, has been named an assistant coach for Saint Louis men’s basketball. Among Platt’s experience are nine years as a head coach. He spent five years at the helm at Charleston Southern (2000-05) and four years

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William Jessup University Adds Two

William Jessup University Head Men’s Basketball Coach Aaron Muhic announced the addition of George Hernandez and Tyler Brown to the Warriors coaching staff. Hernandez, a native of Stockton, CA, has eleven years of coaching experience at the high school and Junior College level. He joins the Warriors after seven years as an assistant coach at

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