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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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Arnold out at Clark College

Mike Arnold was let go at Clark College after a 25-4 season. Clark won the Western Division of the Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges and Arnold was named Coach of the Year. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

Official UAB release

We reported earlier today on the firing of Mike Davis at Alabama-Birmingham. I just wanted to pass along the official press release. A national search will begin immediately. Here’s the release: http://www.uabsports.com/sports/m-baskbl/spec-rel/031612aab.… Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

Official Dodge City release

Dodge City Community College has announced the resignation of Brady Trenkle as Head Basketball Coach. Assistant Coach Isaac Fontenot-Amedee has also announced his resignation. In his 4 years as Head Coach, Trenkle had an overall record of 71-54 and was 27-37 in the Jayhawk West. Fontenot-Amadee was the Assistant Coach for 2 years. The 2011-2012

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