Nebraska official release

Just wanted to pass along the official Tim Miles press release from Nebraska. Video and photo’s are included in the link.… Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

"Interim" tag removed from BSC coach

The term “interim” has been removed Jamaal Jackson’s position title, and after one season as interim head coach of the Bluefield State College men’s basketball team, Jackson is now the team’s head coach. The College conducted a formal search for the position, and Jackson was selected from a field of applicants. His selection was announced

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Tarkanian suffers heart attack

According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, former UNLV and Fresno State head coach Jerry Tarkanian suffered a "mild" heart attack. He remains in a Las Vegas area hospital where he is said to be doing well. Here’s more from the Review-Journal:… Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

OCU hires Stockman as head coach

Tony Stockman is the new head basketball coach at Ohio Christian University. Stockman, a 2005 Ohio State graduate, was selected from a pool of top candidates from across the nation following an extensive search by the university. Stockman joins OCU after an eight year international basketball career where he played for professional teams in France,

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NABC DI All-District Coaches announced

The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) announced today the 2012 NABC Division I All-District coaches, selected by their peers. Here’s the list: District 1: Jimmy Patsos, Loyola (MD) District 2: Leonard Hamilton, Florida State District 3: Rick Byrd, Belmont District 4: Fran Dunphy, Temple District 5: Mike Brey, Notre Dame District 6: Wayne Tinkle,

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Union (KY) coach resigns

Sean Gillespie resigned as the Union men’s head basketball coach to accept a position at a position at a private Christian school in Orlando, Fla. During his three seasons at Union, Gillespie posted a 44-52 overall record. In his first season, Union went 20-13 overall, won a share of the Appalachian Athletic Conference regular-season championship

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Christian out for TCU finale

TCU head coach Jim Christian was not on the bench for the Horned Frogs season ending loss in the CBI last night. He was away from the team attending to a family emergency. Assistant coach Bill Wuczynski filled in. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

Taylor safe at Ball State

Ball State head men’s basketball coach Billy Taylor and athletics director Tom Collins have completed their end of the year evaluation and Taylor will continue as the school’s coach, according to Collins. Taylor has two years remaining on his contract which currently goes through the 2013-14 season. A 1995 graduate of Notre Dame, Taylor just

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Haith wins USBWA COY award

Missouri Head Coach Frank Haith has been named the recipient of the 2011-12 Henry Iba Coach of the Year Award, presented annually to the National Coach of the Year by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association. Haith and his staff guided the Tigers to a 30-5 overall record, marking just the second 30-win season in MU

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SCF coach resigns

State College of Florida head coach Joe Whelton has resigned. Whelton had only spent one season at SCF. He felt that he could not accomplish what he wanted to with the position being part-time. Assistant coaches Lem Andrews and Altron Jackson will remain on the staff until a new coach is hired. Stay with HoopDirt

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