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Ithica assistant has "interim" label removed

Ithaca College has announced the hiring of Jon Tanous as the men’s basketball assistant coach. Tanous held the role in an interim capacity since September 2011, when he replaced Nevada Smith who was named head coach at Keystone. Tanous previously served as an assistant coach at his alma mater, Potsdam. During his six-season tenure with

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Central Georgia Tech names coach

Central Georgia Technical College has officially named Reco Dawson – the former Georgia Southwestern State University and South Georgia Technical College assistant coach – as their next men’s basketball coach. He takes over the program effective May 16. Dawson’s most recent coaching experience was with GA Southwestern State University, where he was part of the

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OFFICIAL: Johnson hired at Va. Tech

Here’s the official press release from Virginia Tech announcing the hiring of former assistant James Johnson: http://www.hokiesports.com/mbasketball/recaps/20120501aaa.ht… Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

Tulsa Hires Assistant

Newly appointed University of Tulsa Head Basketball Coach Danny Manning announced today the appointment of Wendell Moore as an assistant coach for the Golden Hurricane. Moore comes to Tulsa from UMKC where he served as an assistant coach for the past four seasons (2008-12). Before that, Moore served as an assistant coach at Florida Atlantic

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Rutgers Hires Ops Guy

Rutgers University Head Men’s Basketball Coach Mike Rice announced Tuesday that Josh Loeffler has been named to his staff as Director of Basketball Operations. Loeffler arrives “On the Banks” with nine years of collegiate coaching experience and four seasons of collegiate playing experience, including the past four seasons as an assistant coach at Lafayette College.

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CCU names head coach

The new Men’s Basketball Coach at Cincinnati Christian University is Ken Tracy. A 1988 graduate of CCU, Ken was a member of CCU’s 1986, 1987, and 1988 NCCAA championship basketball teams. He has more than ten years of high school varsity coaching experience, serving as the Head Coach of Clermont Northeastern High School, earning Coach

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Johnson named assistant at Indiana

Kenny Johnson has officially been named as an assistant at Indiana. We first reported this as a rumor a few weeks ago. The former Towson assistant will replace Bennie Seltzer who recently was named head coach at Samford University. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

Southern Miss press release

We’ve been talking about the Donnie Tyndall to Southern Mississippi story since Friday. I just wanted to pass along the introductory press conference transcript now that he has officially been hired: http://www.southernmiss.com/sports/m-baskbl/spec-rel/043012a… Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

Schreiner University Hires Coach

University of Mary Hardin-Baylor men’s basketball assistant coach Jimmy Smith has been named the new Head Men’s Basketball Coach at Schreiner University. Smith leaves his alma mater after serving as assistant coach for the past three seasons. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

Louisville Staff Update

University of Louisville men’s basketball coach Rick Pitino announced a few staff changes. Kareem Richardson, an assistant coach the past season at Xavier University and a 15-year collegiate coaching veteran, has joined the UofL staff in a similar capacity under Pitino. Andre McGee, a program assistant at UofL for the past three seasons and a

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