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Pearl to private sector

Former Tennessee head coach Bruce Pearl has accepted a job vice president of marketing with H.T. Hackney Co – a Knoxville-based wholesale grocery company. He will begin working at H.T. Hackney on September 1st. The company is led by Chairman and CEO Bill Sansom, a former University of Tennessee trustee. Stay with HoopDirt for the

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Former Knicks assistant joins Wake staff

Former New York Knicks assistant coach Greg Brittenham has joined the Wake Forest athletic department as the Director of Athletic Performance for Men’s and Women’s Basketball. Brittenham, who spent the past 20 seasons with the Knicks as an assistant coach for player development and team conditioning, will work directly with the Demon Deacon men’s and

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Fisher gets 4-year contract extension

San Diego State basketball coach Steve Fisher has been given a four-year contract extension and long-time assistant Brian Dutcher has been designated as his eventual replacement. The addendum keeps Fisher at SDSU through the 2014-15 campaign and comes two years after the University exercised its two-year option on Fisher’s original five-year deal, which was signed

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Dougal named assistant at UWP

Eric Dougal has been named assistant men’s basketball coach for the Pioneers, University of Wisconsin-Platteville head coach Jeff Gard announced Thursday. For the last five years, the Janesville, Wisconsin native has been an assistant coach at Manchester College, where he was involved with all aspects of the Spartans’ men’s basketball program. He served as the

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RIC adds Holt to staff

hode Island College has named Matt Holt as an assistant men’s basketball coach. Holt joins the program after a five-year stint as the Head Student Assistant Coach and Video Coordinator for the Northeastern University men’s basketball program. He also gained AAU coaching experience with the Rhode Island Breakers. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college

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Cornell names assistant

I mentioned this one earlier last week….it’s now official. Middlebury assistant Arlen Galloway has been named as an assistant at Cornell. Here’s the press release: Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

Metz to BC press release

This is something that we have been talking about for weeks (and has not been a secret). Izzy Metz hiring at Boston College is now official. Here’s a link to the press release issued by BC yesterday: http://bceagles.cstv.com/sports/m-baskbl/spec-rel/082411aaa.… Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

Saunders resigns at Lewis

Lewis University assistant men’s basketball coach Condric Sanders announced his resignation and has accepted a position at Division I Florida A&M as an assistant coach. Sanders had been on the Lewis staff for the past two seasons. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

Georgetown (KY) names coach

I mentioned in my blog this morning that I heard Chris Briggs was a candidate to replace Happy Osborne at Georgetown – looks like I was right! Briggs has in-fact been chosen as the head coach at GC. Here’s the link to the official release: http://www.georgetowncollegeathletics.com/article/906.php… Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching

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Reese Named Assistant

Longtime Bryan High coach, John Reese, has been officially hired as an assistant at Texas A&M. We blogged about this a few weeks back, however, it was just made official today. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

PPU assistant resigns

Gavin Prosser, a Point Park University men’s basketball assistant coach has resigned to become the head girls’ basketball coach at Baldwin High School. Prosser had been on the PPU staff for the past two seasons. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

Krisnky added to Old Westbury staff

SUNY College at Old Westbury men’s basketball head coach Bernard Tomlin announced the addition of Ed Krinsky to his coaching staff. Krinsky brings a wealth of experience to Old Westbury’s sidelines. Krinsky served as an Advanced Scout in the NBA for three seasons with the Detroit Pistons (1976-78) and Houston Rockets (1978-79). His knack for

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