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RPI Hires Assistant

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has officially hired Matt Kelly as an assistant coach. We had this last week ( http://hoopdirt.com/blog/a684980a/daily-dirt-9-20-11/…). Click below for the official press release. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

H-SC adds former NBA player to staff

Head coach Dee Vick has recently announced the addition of former NBA and UVA star Cory Alexander to the basketball coaching staff. Alexander comes to the Tiger staff after a ten year professional career that included time with the San Antonio Spurs, Denver Nuggets, Orlando Magic and Charlotte Bobcats. A native of Waynesboro, Virginia, Alexander

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Cruz hired at LCCC

Mike Cruz, who was a graduate assistant on Alan Major’s staff last season at UNC-Charlotte, has been named as the head coach at Lorain County CC (OH). Cruz is from the Lorain area and brought in as part school’s renewed emphasis on athletics. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

Talladega assistant takes HS job

Talladega College assistant coach Randy Pulley has been named as the head coach at Word of God Christian Academy. He played at the school from 1998 to 2001. He played for two seasons at St. Louis before transferring to Missouri. Pulley had spent the past three seasons at Talladega. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest

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Sharlow joins Potsdam staff

SUNY Potsdam Men’s Basketball Coach Sherry Dobbs has announced the appointment of Josh Sharlow as an assistant coach for the 2011-12 season. Sharlow replaces Jon Tanous who has moved on to take the top assistant job at Ithaca College. Sharlow will move to the coaching arena after a very successful playing career both at St.

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Lebo extended through 2019

East Carolina University has announced that an extension of head men’s basketball coach Jeff Lebo’s contract, which would help secure his position through the 2018-19 season, was approved Friday by the University’s Board of Trustees. In his first season at the helm of the Pirates, Lebo led East Carolina to its first winning season in

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Wells joins Texas Tech staff

Craig Wells, who has served in the Texas Tech University Athletics Department for the last nine years, has been named the school’s first assistant athletic director for basketball operations. Wells joined the Texas Tech Athletics staff in 2002, and most recently oversaw external operations. Wells spent nine years as a coach. He served five years

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Texas staff update

Chris Babcock has been promoted to Special Assistant and former Longhorn Connor Atchley has been named Graduate Manager, The University of Texas Basketball program announced Thursday. Babcock replaces Kenton Paulino, who left the Texas coaching staff last spring to take an assistant coaching position at Lamar University. Babcock served as a graduate manager the last

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J.R. Reid hired at Chowan

Former University of North Carolina and NBA star J.R. Reid has been hired as an assistant at Chowan College. In his three seasons in Chapel Hill, Reid averaged 16.2 points and 7.6 rebounds per game. He shot 60.1% from the floor and 66.8% from the free throw line, leading him to be named a two-time

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Milwaukee staff update

Three former University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee men’s basketball players will be a part of the team’s coaching and administrative staff for the 2011-12 season. Ronnie Jones has been promoted from his position as video coordinator to assistant coach, Chris Hill has been hired as the team’s academic advisor and Tone Boyle will replace Jones as video

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