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Ward added to ISU staff

Illinois State head basketball coach Dan Mullercompleted his assistant coaching staff Wednesday with the hiring of Torrey Ward, who formerly coached at Mississippi and Jacksonville State. Ward spent the 2011-12 season coaching in China, where he played professionally after his collegiate career. Prior to China, Ward worked five seasons at Ole Miss and helped guide

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Chew departs Illinois for Marquette

Isaac Chew has joined the Marquette University men’s basketball staff as an assistant coach for the upcoming 2012-13 campaign. Chew arrives on campus from the University of Illinois, where he joined first-year head coach John Groce’s staff in mid-April. Chew spent the 2011-12 campaign under head coach Frank Haith at Missouri and spent four years

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Aiken named HC at Bellhaven

Belhaven University has announced that John Aiken has been hired as the new Head Coach of the Blazers men’s basketball program. Aiken has spent the last four seasons as Belhaven’s assistant coach under Tom Kelsey who recently accepted an assistant coaching position at LSU. Aiken has played an integral role in Belhaven’s success over the

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Clemson Names Assistant

Steve Smith, most recently an assistant coach at Georgia Southern, has been named an assistant coach for the Clemson men’s basketball program. Smith coached at Georgia Southern each of the last three seasons under former Georgia Tech assistant Charlton Young. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

Memphis Hires Assistant

David "Aki" Collins, who spent the past four seasons at Marquette, is joining the Memphis men’s basketball staff as an assistant coach, head coach Josh Pastner announced Thursday. During Collins’ four seasons, the Golden Eagles compiled an impressive 96-45 overall record (.681 winning percentage) and a 46-26 Big East Conference mark. Stay with HoopDirt for

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Frazier joins K-State staff

Kansas State men’s basketball coach Bruce Weber added yet another former player to his coaching staff on Tuesday with the addition of former Illinois standout Chester Frazier as an assistant coach. Frazier joins fellow assistant coaches Chris Lowery and Alvin Brooks III, director of men’s basketball operations Brad Korn and strength and conditioning coach Jimmy

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Engen named HC / AD @ NDSCS

North Dakota State College of Science President John Richman announced that Stu Engen has been named the new Athletic Director and Head Men’s Basketball Coach for the College effective immediately. Engen replaces Scott Schumacher, who announced in May his plans to step down as Athletic Director and Head Men’s Basketball Coach after four years, to

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Howard Named Associate Head Coach @ Morehead State

Dylan Howard, who played in two NCAA Tournaments and has spent 16 years as a men’s college basketball coach, has been named the associate head coach at Morehead State. Howard will be re-united with Sean Woods, who was recently named the head coach at MSU. Howard was the top assistant under Woods at Mississippi Valley

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Siena Heights staff update

Siena Heights University men’s basketball coach Joe Pechota has announced the hiring of Aaron Kleersnyder as assistant coach and Jim Barker as recruiting coordinator for the men’s basketball program. Kleersnyder comes to the Saints after spending the past two seasons as the Men’s Basketball Program Assistant at the University of Toledo. Prior to his time

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Drake staff update

Drake men’s basketball head coach Mark Phelps announced the addition of Chris Brazelton to the coaching staff and the promotion of Nate Meyer from graduate manager to coordinator of basketball operations. Meyer has spent the past two years in the graduate manager position. Brazelton comes to Drake after spending the past five seasons as an

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