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Brown extended at Albany

The University at Albany announced today that an agreement has been reached with men’s basketball head coach Will Brown. The terms, conditions, and details of the contract will be consummated at the end of the postseason. Brown, named the 15th head coach at UAlbany in March 2002, has brought the program from the bottom of

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#200 for CSUB’s Barnes

Cal State Bakersfield head coach Rod Barnes won his 200th career game Wednesday night as the CSUB Roadrunners (15-14) let a 17-point lead slip but held off New Jersey Tech 72-70 in overtime. The win extended CSUB’s Division I best season with 15 victories and ensured at the very least that the ‘Runners would not

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Northland College coach resigns

Northland College head coach Rob Robinson is stepping down effective immediately. He had just completed his seventh season at the helm of the Lumberjacks. Coach Robinson began his coaching career at Northland in 1994 as an assistant for the men’s basketball team, helping them achieve back-to-back 19 win seasons and an appearance in the 1996

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Olivet College Coach Will Not Be Retained

Olivet College announced that Head Coach Gene Gifford will not be retained, effective immediately. Gifford has served as the Comets’ head coach for the last five years. During his tenure, Olivet posted a 53-77 overall record. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

Braun joins 600-win club

Rice coach Ben Braun picked up career win 600 as his Owls beat UCF 83-74 Wednesday night. For Braun, Win 600 comes during his 35th season as a collegiate coach which has included stops at Siena Heights, Eastern Michigan and California. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

Baucom wins #100 @ VMI

VMI basketball head coach Duggar Baucom logged his 100th win at Virginia Military Institute on Saturday afternoon as the Keydets defeated state rival William & Mary 73-65 as part of the 2012 Sears Bracketbusters. Baucom becomes only the second VMI head basketball coach to net 100 wins at VMI and is second behind only Bart

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Surgery for Calhoun

University of Connecticut men’s basketball coach Jim Calhoun will undergo a surgical procedure Monday to help alleviate the spinal stenosis that has forced him to take a medical leave of absence. Calhoun is expected to be hospitalized for one or two nights, followed by a recovery period at home. He will not coach the Huskies’

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Harper press conference

Here is the link to Ray Harper’s introductory press conference at Western Kentucky. There is a video of the event as well as a photo gallery: http://www.wkusports.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=5400&amp… Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

Lambert wins 600th game

The Maryville College men’s basketball team earned Head Coach Randy Lambert his 600th career collegiate coaching victory with a 63-50 win over LaGrange College on Saturday evening. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

UMW suspends Wood

University of Mary Washington head coach Ron Wood has been suspended by the university after his DUI arrest last week. Wood was cited by Fredericksburg police for speeding on Route 1. According to UMW Athletic Director Ed Hegmann, Wood refused to take a breathalyzer once he was pulled over. He was released on Thursday and

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