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Wake Promotes Childress

Randolph Childress, a former Wake Forest point guard, has been named the Demon Deacons’ new director of player development. Childress will join the basketball staff full-time after serving in an administrative role within the athletic department since August. Childress, who retired from professional basketball in 2011, was previously Assistant to the Athletic Director with roles

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Mizzou elevates Fuller

Tim Fuller has been promoted to associate head coach for the University of Missouri men’s basketball program, as announced today by Head Coach Frank Haith. Fuller earned the promotion after being an integral part of one of the most successful seasons in Mizzou Basketball history, as the Tigers amassed a 30-5 record in 2011-12, and

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Blow returns to St. Augustine’s

Saint Augustine’s College announced the hiring of Lonnie Blow, Jr. as its head men’s basketball coach on Tuesday, April 24, 2012. This is Blow’s second stint as Falcons’ head coach. During his first tenure from 2008 to 2010, the basketball program experienced its most successful period in school history. In 2010, Blow directed the Falcons

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Former S. Ark coach takes WBB job

Former Southern Arkansas head men’s basketball coach Eric Bozeman will take over the women’s basketball program at Northwestern Oklahoma State. Bozeman comes to NWOSU from Southern Arkansas University where he was the head men’s basketball coach from 2005-12. While there, Bozeman had an overall record of 73-116 and led the Muleriders to the Great American

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Silva the choice at UNE

University of New England Interim Director of Athletics Curt Smyth announced this morning (Apr. 23) that Ed Silva will become UNE’s next head men’s basketball coach. Silva will replace Jason Mulligan, who resigned in February. Silva comes to UNE from Elms College, where he put together a 206-111 record in 11 seasons at the head

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ODU Hires Assistant

ODU head basketball coach Blaine Taylor announced today the John Richardson will return to the Monarch program as an assistant coach after two seasons at Virginia Tech. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

Northland hires Engen

We’ve been blogging about this job for a while….Northland (WI) has finally made thier choice. They have hired Stu Engen who will also serve as an assistant AD. Engen most recently coached at Minnesota State University-Moorhead (MSU-Moorhead) for eight seasons. He previously held head coaching positions at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (UW-L) (2000-2002), Upper

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St. Thomas Removes Interim Tag

The University of St. Thomas announced today that John Tauer will become its head coach of men’s basketball after serving as interim head coach for the 2011-12 season. A four-year standout player and 11-year assistant at St. Thomas, Tauer led St. Thomas to a share of the conference title and the MIAC playoff championship this

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Ohio Staff Update

Ohio Head Coach Jim Christian announced the promotion of Aaron Fuss to assistant coach and the addition of Chip Cunningham as director of basketball operations. A member of former head coach John Groce’s initial staff at Ohio, Fuss has been the Director of Basketball Operations since 2009. Cunningham served as video coordinator and graduate assistant

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Mars Hill College Names Coach

Rick Scruggs has been named the new head men’s basketball coach at Mars Hill College. We had this earlier today(http://www.hoopdirt.com/blog/4db77d08/daily-dirt-4-23-12/…), now its official . Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.