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Portland State Hires Hironaka

Portland State Basketball Coach Tyler Geving has added Jeff Hironaka, a long-time college basketball coach in the Pacific Northwest, to his coaching staff in the role of Associate Head Coach. Hironaka, formerly an assistant at Washington State, has spent more than 20 seasons as a coach at northwest schools, as well as being an assistant

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Cougars Add Rod Jensen to Staff

Washington State University men’s basketball has hired Rod Jensen as director of player development to replace Jeff Hironaka, who left WSU to join Portland State University as associate head men’s basketball coach, head coach Ken Bone announced Wednesday. Jensen comes to WSU after three seasons as head coach at The College of Idaho. In his

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Colorado Mesa coach resigns

Colorado Mesa University head men’s basketball coach Jim Heaps has been appointed as Assistant Athletic Director for Student Success effective immediately. In this new administrative role, Heaps — who has led the Mavericks men’s basketball team for 17 seasons — will serve as the principal liaison between the athletic department and CMU’s faculty and academic

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Jackson Named Assistant at Cleveland State

Cornelius Jackson, who has more than 10 years of experience as a college basketball coach, has been named an assistant basketball coach at Cleveland State. "We are excited to have Cornelius Jackson join the men’s basketball staff at Cleveland State," head coach Gary Waters said. "His past experiences and history proves that he can come

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Michigan DBO resigns

University of Michigan men’s basketball director of operations Travis Conlan announced today (Tuesday, June 4) his resignation to pursue a coaching career. Conlan has been in his current position coordinating the team’s operations for the past three seasons. "My three years with the men’s basketball program have been truly special," said Conlan. "I am appreciative

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Mount St. Mary’s Adds Assistant

Mount St. Mary’s men’s basketball coach Jamion Christian has announced the hiring of Donny Lind as an assistant coach. Lind comes to the Mount after spending the past two seasons as the video coordinator at Virginia Commonwealth. Lind, who graduated from Loyola University Maryland in 2010, was the video coordinator at VCU the past two

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Howard Joins Wildcats Staff

The Villanova Wildcats have hired Philadelphia native Ashley Howard as an assistant coach, it was announced today. Howard, a 2004 graduate of Drexel University, most recently served in a similar capacity at Xavier University after stints on the staffs at La Salle and Drexel. Howard brings 10 years of college basketball coaching experience with him

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OFFICIAL: Young to FSU

Mentioned this in today’s blog – it has now been made official… Florida State basketball coach Leonard Hamilton has added Charlton Young, a veteran of more than 15 years as a coach on the Division I level and most recently the head coach at Georgia Southern, to his coaching staff. Young will immediately become involved

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OFFICIAL: Novak to Bethel

On 5/24, I blogged that I had heard Tulane assistant Doug Novak was involved with the job at Bethel (http://hoopdirt.com/blog/8939e5a3/daily-dirt-5-24-13/…). It has now been made official – here is the official release: Bethel University Athletic Director Bob Bjorklund announced today the hiring of Doug Novak as the new head coach for the Royals men’s basketball

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Thomas More College names head coach

Thomas More College Director of Athletics Terry Connor announced today (Monday, June 3, 2013) that Drew Cooper has been named the ninth head men’s basketball coach at Thomas More. Cooper comes to Thomas More from Bellarmine University in Louisville, Kentucky where he has been the assistant men’s basketball coach for the past six seasons. While

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