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2 assistants hired at SUU

First-year Southern Utah University men’s basketball Head Coach Nick Robinson has taken the first steps in putting his mark on the Thunderbird program as he has named Jared Barrett and Todd Okeson as assistant coaches. Barrett is currently the coordinator of basketball operations at Washington State, while Okeson serves in a similar capacity at the

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OFFICIAL: Culver to UCCS

Just wanted to pass along this press release – we first reported this as a done deal two weeks ago! Jeff Culver is now officially the head coach at UC-Colorado Springs. Thanks to a couple of great sources for keeping us way out in front of this one! Here’s the official statement: http://pressreleases.uccs.edu/?p=877… Stay with

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Former VUU coach sues school

Here’s an interesting article….Former Virginia Union University head coach Willard Coker is suing VUU alleging that AD Michael Bailey falsely stated that the reason for Coker’s firing was shortfalls in his ability to recruit good students. He is apparently suing for "millions". It’s a pretty interesting read…. http://www2.timesdispatch.com/sports/2012/apr/07/tdsport02-f… Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college

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OFFICIAL: Roberts Rejoins Kansas Staff

Norm Roberts has officially rejoined the Kansas men’s basketball staff as an assistant coach. Roberts, who replaces Danny Manning, comes to Kansas after serving the 2011-12 season as an assistant coach at the University of Florida. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

Illinois Staff Update

The Illinois men’s basketball team announced Monday that Dustin Ford and Jamall Walker have been hired as assistant coaches. Both coaches served under Groce during Ohio’s Sweet 16 run. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

Mississippi State Completes Staff

New Mississippi State basketball coach Rick Ray has completed his coaching staff with the hiring of Chris Hollender and Adam Gordon. Hollender will be an assistant basketball coach while Gordon will be the director of basketball operations. Hollender comes to the Bulldogs after stints as an assistant coach at Evansville and Army. Gordon was previously

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SIU adds assistant

New Southern Illinois head men’s basketball coach Barry Hinson named Terrance McGee to his staff. McGee has served the past two seasons as an assistant coach at Grand Valley State University, during which time the Lakers compiled a 33-21 record, including a 19-8 mark and third-place finish in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference in

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Sharpe hired at S. Arkansas

Andy Sharpe has been introduced as the new men’s basketball coach at Southern Arkansas. He has served the past five years as head coach at NAIA-affiliated Martin Methodist College in Pulaski, Tenn. Sharpe brings eight years of coaching experience to the Muleriders, seven as a head coach in which he has compiled a career mark

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SW Christian hires HC

Southwestern Christian University Athletic Director Mark Arthur is happy to announce Quinn Wooldridge as the new head coach of the men’s basketball program, relieving Arthur of his former duties as head coach after a 20-year tenure at the helm of the program. Wooldridge joins SCU with an impressive list of coaching associations on his resume.

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Coles named HC at Olivet

Chris Coles has been named Olivet College’s head men’s basketball coach, according to an announcement by Athletic Director Heather Bateman. He comes to Olivet from Saginaw Valley State University where he has served as an assistant men’s basketball coach for the last five years. Prior to coaching at SVSU, Coles coached at the high school

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