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Grasso promoted at Iona

Iona College men’s basketball head coach Tim Cluess announced the promotion of Jared Grasso to associate head coach. Both Cluess and Grasso enter their second season in New Rochelle. Prior to Iona, Grasso spent four seasons at Fordham University, the final of which he served as interim head coach of the Rams. He also served

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SC State assistant takes WBB job

Wesleyan College (GA) has named Mike Walton as the institution’s new head women’s basketball coach. Walton leads the Pioneers after concluding a three-year term on the coaching staff at NCAA Division I member South Carolina State University. Walton played at Rice University for former University of Memphis assistant and current Texas A&M-Corpus Christi head coach

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Former PC coach Davis lands TV gig

Former Providence head coach Keno Davis has signed a deal to work as a color guy for the Big Ten Network. It is reportedly a 1-year pact. Financial terms of Davis’ deal with the Big Ten Network were not available. Davis was 46-50 in three seasons at Providence, and 28-5 in his only season at

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Liberty University Staff Update

Matt Olinger has been promoted to assistant coach at Liberty. Olinger is in his eighth year with the program, having previously spent three seasons as the director of basketball operations, two as a graduate assistant and two as a video coordinator Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

Moss Named Assistant at Coastal Carolina

Former UNC Wilmington head coach Benny Moss has been named an assistant at Coastal Carolina. Before Wilmington, Moss served six seasons as the top assistant at UNC Charlotte. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

Liberty Assistant Steps Down

Liberty Head Coach Dale Layer has announced that Myron Guillory has chosen to resign as assistant coach to pursue other career opportunities. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

UC Irvine assistant takes WBB job

Doug Oliver has been named a women’s basketball assistant coach at UC Irvine. Oliver spent the last two seasons as an assistant coach with the UC Irvine men’s program. He has over 35 years of coaching experience, had two stints as the top assistant at Stanford, the first from 1986-98 as a member of Mike

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Hawaii staff update

University of Hawai’i men’s basketball head coach Gib Arnold announced a pair of changes to his 2011-12 coaching staff. Benjy Taylor has been elevated to associate coach and Scott Fisher has been hired as an assistant coach. Taylor served as an assistant coach last year, while Fisher was previously the team’s director of operations. The

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UNO staff update

University of New Orleans men’s basketball coach Mark Slessinger formally announced the additions of Kris Arkenberg and Kerwin Forges to his coaching staff. Arkenberg was an assistant at Panola JC last season. He began his collegiate coaching career as a student assistant at Division I IUPUI and also worked as an assistant at Lincoln Trail

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New Mexico State adds assistant

New Mexico State has hired Keith Brown as an assistant basketball coach. Brown joined the Aggies after 14 seasons (1997-2011) at Cal State Bakersfield including six years as the head coach (2005-11). He helped the Roadrunners make the transition to NCAA Division I. Brown was promoted to head coach after serving as the head assistant

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