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Morra named AC @ DeSales

Harry Morra returns to the Bulldogs sideline replacing Matt Hunter as Coach Coval’s full-time assistant on the men’s basketball team. He returns having spent one season with Lehigh University, serving as the Video Coordinator, in which the Mountain Hawks upset Duke University in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament. Prior to joining Lehigh, Morra

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OFFICIAL: ASU names assistants

Arizona State men’s basketball coach Herb Sendekhas decided to add professional experience to his staff. A three-time conference Coach of the Year entering his 20th season as a college head coach, the 49-year old Coach Sendek has gone the NBA route to fill his staff, as he has named Eric Musselman and Larry Greer as

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OFFICIAL: Mizzou adds Carter to staff

We reported on 8/11 that Missouri would hire Rick Carter as an assistant (http://hoopdirt.com/blog/4c44eb84/hot-rumor-mizzou-to-name-a…). It is now official – the former Western Michigan assistant has joined Frank Haith’s staff at Mizzou. Here’s the official statement by the school: http://www.mutigers.com/sports/m-baskbl/spec-rel/090412aaa.h… Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

Peery promoted at UMES

The University of Maryland Eastern Shore men’s basketball team has announced the promotion of former graduate assistant Curtis Peery to full-time assistant coach. Peery will enter his fourth year with the UMES men’s basketball team. Peery officially begins his assistant coaching duties today, though he has been involved with assisting in planning for the Hawks

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OFFICIAL: Sheets to Maine

University of Maine men’s basketball head coach Ted Woodward has announced the addition of former Black Bear Jon Sheets to his staff as an assistant coach. Sheets played for the Black Bears from 2005-07. Since graduating sheets has played for Athletes in Action and professionally in Israel for the Kalandia Club. Last season he was

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ESPN: Gillispie hospitalized

According to ESPN, Texas Tech coach Billy Gillispie was hospitalized for an undisclosed medical issue Friday, the same day the university announced it was scrutinizing his leadership of the struggling program. Athletic department spokesman Blayne Beal said Gillispie, 52, was admitted to University Medical Center early Friday but declined to provide further details. Hospital spokesman

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Bellarmine Hires Former Louisville Great

Bellarmine University announced today that former NBA and University of Louisville basketball player Reece Gaines has joined the men’s basketball staff as an assistant coach. Gaines is one of the all-time best players in the storied tradition of University of Louisville basketball. A 6-6 shooting guard, Gaines ranks No. 4 on the Cardinals’ all-time scoring

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Western Washington University Adds Assistant

Greg Meier, a former Viking player who assisted two seasons at Eastern Arizona College, has been named the top assistant men’s basketball coach at Western Washington University. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

Central Missouri Hires Assistant

Central Missouri head basketball coach Kim Anderson has announced the hiring of Dylan Dudley as the new assistant coach for Mules Basketball. Dudley comes to Central Missouri after serving the previous three seasons as an assistant coach at Division I Tennessee-Martin. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

Calabria promoted at UNCW

After serving one year as UNC-Wilmington’s Director of Men’s Basketball Operations, former UNC Chapel Hill standout and NCAA champion Dante Calabria has been elevated to assistant coach at UNCW for the 2012-13 season. Calabria, 38, joined the program late last summer and helped Buzz Peterson and his staff in several different areas. He fills the

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