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Blow returns to St. Augustine’s

Saint Augustine’s College announced the hiring of Lonnie Blow, Jr. as its head men’s basketball coach on Tuesday, April 24, 2012. This is Blow’s second stint as Falcons’ head coach. During his first tenure from 2008 to 2010, the basketball program experienced its most successful period in school history. In 2010, Blow directed the Falcons

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Former S. Ark coach takes WBB job

Former Southern Arkansas head men’s basketball coach Eric Bozeman will take over the women’s basketball program at Northwestern Oklahoma State. Bozeman comes to NWOSU from Southern Arkansas University where he was the head men’s basketball coach from 2005-12. While there, Bozeman had an overall record of 73-116 and led the Muleriders to the Great American

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Silva the choice at UNE

University of New England Interim Director of Athletics Curt Smyth announced this morning (Apr. 23) that Ed Silva will become UNE’s next head men’s basketball coach. Silva will replace Jason Mulligan, who resigned in February. Silva comes to UNE from Elms College, where he put together a 206-111 record in 11 seasons at the head

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ODU Hires Assistant

ODU head basketball coach Blaine Taylor announced today the John Richardson will return to the Monarch program as an assistant coach after two seasons at Virginia Tech. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

Northland hires Engen

We’ve been blogging about this job for a while….Northland (WI) has finally made thier choice. They have hired Stu Engen who will also serve as an assistant AD. Engen most recently coached at Minnesota State University-Moorhead (MSU-Moorhead) for eight seasons. He previously held head coaching positions at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (UW-L) (2000-2002), Upper

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St. Thomas Removes Interim Tag

The University of St. Thomas announced today that John Tauer will become its head coach of men’s basketball after serving as interim head coach for the 2011-12 season. A four-year standout player and 11-year assistant at St. Thomas, Tauer led St. Thomas to a share of the conference title and the MIAC playoff championship this

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Ohio Staff Update

Ohio Head Coach Jim Christian announced the promotion of Aaron Fuss to assistant coach and the addition of Chip Cunningham as director of basketball operations. A member of former head coach John Groce’s initial staff at Ohio, Fuss has been the Director of Basketball Operations since 2009. Cunningham served as video coordinator and graduate assistant

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Mars Hill College Names Coach

Rick Scruggs has been named the new head men’s basketball coach at Mars Hill College. We had this earlier today(http://www.hoopdirt.com/blog/4db77d08/daily-dirt-4-23-12/…), now its official . Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

Willard returns to Holy Cross as a consultant

Ralph Willard will serve as a consultant for the Holy Cross athletic department. Willard will assist with the professional development for the head coaches of all 27 of the Crusaders’ varsity sports. Willard served as the head coach of the Holy Cross’ men’s basketball team from 1999-2009, posting an overall record of 192-117. He also

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Ursinus names assistant

Ursinus College has announced the hiring of Dennis Stanton as an assistant men’s basketball coach. Stanton, class of 2004, returns to Ursinus after an illustrious college and professional playing career and a successful stint as head coach at Souderton Area High School. Stanton, the 2004 Mid-Atlantic Region Player of the Year, enjoyed the best individual

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