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OFFICIAL: Smithpeters to JALC

Confirming what I blogged about earlier today…Kyle Smithpeters has officially been named as the head coach at John A. Logan College. Here’s the link to the official release: http://news.jalc.edu/index.php/2012/07/smithpeters-named-new…#more-12718 Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

Presbyterian adds assistant

Presbyterian College men’s basketball Head Coach Gregg Nibert announced the hiring of Brooks Savage as assistant coach. Savage replaces Quinton Ferrell, who left recently to become as assistant coach at The Citadel. Savage comes to PC after a one year stint as an assistant coach at Northwest Florida State College. Aside from coaching, Savage was

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UPDATE: RMU names Gallo assistant

Robert Morris University men’s basketball head coach Andrew Toole announced today the hiring of Joe Gallo as an assistant coach with the Colonials. Gallo comes to Robert Morris after spending the past two seasons as an assistant coach at Dartmouth College in Hanover, N.H., under head coach Paul Cormier. We first mentioned this in the

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UPDATE: Miller joins Illini staff

Brandon Miller has been named special assistant to the head coach at Illinois. I first mentioned this back on 5/17 in the Daily Dirt (http://hoopdirt.com/blog/a8248683/daily-dirt-5-17-12/…). Here’s the press release now that’s official: http://www.fightingillini.com/sports/m-baskbl/spec-rel/07021… Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

OFFICIAL: Zimmerman named AC @ Barton

I mentioned the hiring of Joel Zimmerman at Barton College in my blog on 6/21 (http://hoopdirt.com/blog/8e069684/daily-dirt-6-21-12/…). I just wanted to pass along the press release now that it has become official… The Barton College athletes department has announced on Monday, July 2, the return of Joel Zimmerman as assistant men’s basketball coach and assistant compliance

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Iona Staff Update

Iona College men’s basketball head coach Tim Cluess announced the appointment of Bill O’Keefe and Zak Boisvert to his staff for the 2012-13 season. O’Keefe and Boisvert will replace Mark Calzonetti and Bob Paul. O’Keefe comes to New Rochelle after spending last season as an assistant coach at Nassau Community College. In his one season

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Drexel Hires Assistant

Drexel Men’s Basketball Head Coach Bruiser Flint has named Bobby Jordan as his newest assistant. Jordan has been on Flint’s staff the last two seasons as the team’s operations assistant. The Philadelphia native was a four-year letterwinner on the hardwood at Drexel. He originally walked-on the team as a freshman and eventually earned a scholarship.

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OFFICIAL: Mee to Davidson

Davidson men’s basketball coach Bob McKillop announced today that Ryan Mee is joining his staff as an assistant coach. Mee comes to Davidson from the University of Rochester, where he has spent the last three seasons. The Yellowjackets compiled a record of 53-25 during that time and advanced to the NCAA Division III Championship Sweet

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UW-Oshkosh Hires Coach

Pat Juckem has been selected as the new head coach of the UW-Oshkosh men’s basketball team. For the past seven years, Juckem was the head men’s basketball coach at Coe College (Iowa). He led the Kohawks to an overall record of 105-79 (.571 winning percentage). Coe College won the Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) championship

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New Mexico adds staffer

University of New Mexico head men’s basketball coach Steve Alford has announced that Chicago native Brandon Mason has been named Video Administrator for the program, completing his staff for the 2012-13 season. Mason has had a solid career in basketball, starting with his collegiate career at New Mexico State, where he was a 1,000-point scorer

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