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UMD Press Release

Matt Bowen has been officially named the new head coach at Minnesota Duluth. We had this yesterday, click below for the official press release. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

N. Arizona names assistants

Jermone Riley, Matt Dunn and Vic Sfera were officially named assistant coaches at Northern Arizona University, Men’s Basketball Coach Jack Murphy announced. Riley returns to the Northern Arizona bench for the second time in his career after coaching the 2006-07 season at NAU. Riley most recently served as the Head Coach at Palo Verde High

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Kane hired at Ripon

The Ripon College athletic department has named Ryan Kane as the newest member of its coaching staff, becoming the 26th head men’s basketball coach in the 114-year history of the program. Kane replaces Bob Gillespie, who is retiring after 32 years as head coach of the Red Hawks. A native of Green Bay and a

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Davidson ass’t gets Swarthmore job

Landry Kosmalski, an assistant coach at Davidson College, has been named the head men’s basketball coach at Swarthmore College. Kosmalski, who replaces Lee Wimberly, is the 31st head coach in the 111-year history of Swarthmore men’s basketball. A 2000 graduate of Davidson, Kosmalski arrives at Swarthmore after serving as an assistant coach at his alma

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New deals for Kentucky staff

Kentucky men’s basketball coach John Calipari and assistant coaches Orlando Antigua, Kenny Payne and John Robic have signed multi-year contracts with the University of Kentucky, UK Athletics Director Mitch Barnhart announced on Friday. Calipari, who signed a new eight-year deal last spring, was awarded an 8.3 percent increase annually in guaranteed compensation from media rights

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Youngstown State adds Hall

Steve Hall, who spent the last four seasons at Duquesne, has been named assistant coach on the men’s basketball staff, Youngstown State Head Coach Jerry Slocum announced. Hall replaces Byron Thorne, who left in March to pursue business opportunities outside of basketball. Hall, one of the most highly decorated high school coaches in the Detroit

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Davis joins Manhattan staff

Manhattan head men’s basketball coach Steve Masiello has officially named Rasheen Davis an assistant coach on his staff. Davis, a New York City native, returns to his hometown brining five years of high level NCAA Division I experience to the Jaspers basketball program. Davis spent the last two years as an assistant coach at Xavier

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Southern Virginia Hires Coach

Southern Virginia University announced today that Tony Caputo has been named head men’s basketball coach. Caputo has served as the primary assistant for Southern Virginia men’s basketball for a combined 12 seasons under three different head coaches. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

Cunningham named assistant at WKU

Phil Cunningham, a 20-year veteran of the collegiate coaching ranks and native Kentuckian, will join the WKU men’s basketball coaching staff as an assistant in 2012-13, Hilltopper head coach Ray Harper announced. Cunningham arrives on the Hill after spending 12 seasons as a nationally-recognized assistant coach as Mississippi State University. The Campbellsville, Ky., native attended

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Matic added at Eastern Illinois

Eastern Illinois head men’s basketball coach Jay Spoonhour has added a second assistant coach to his staff with the hiring of Dejan (Dan) Matic. Matic joins the Panthers staff after working last season just down the road as an assistant coach at Olney Central College. During his lone season on the OCC staff, Matic helped

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