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OFFICIAL: Crews to St. Louis

Jim Crews has been named as an assistant at St. Louis. We reported it last week as a rumor (http://hoopdirt.com/blog/cd5ef5ca/st-louis-rumor/…). He replaces Alex Jensen who became the head coach of the Cavs D-League team in Canton (OH). Here’s the official release on the hiring: http://www.slubillikens.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=27200… Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news

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Mount Union Staff Update

Mount Union has filled out its coaching staff with the additions of assistant coaches Mike Bluey and Dave Spires. Bluey served as an assistant coach for Mount Union head coach Mike Fuline for seven years at both Rootstown and Massillon Jackson High Schools. Spires was an assistant boy’s basketball coach at Boardman High School for

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Rivier College adds assistant

Chris Giordano has been added to the staff as an assistant coach at Rivier College (NH). He spent the past three seasons as an assistant coach for the Nashua North High School Varsity program. Giordano also served as the Head Coach for a 16U team in the Middlesex Magic AAU program. He is a 2007

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Panola College Hires Assistant

Kadrian Bryant has been named assistant coach at Panola College. Bryant attended Panola College for 1 year in 2004 then transferred to Mississippi Valley State where he scored over 400 points in two seasons. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

Karius named assistant at Wisc-La Crosse

Following up on something I mentioned in a blog on 10/7 (http://hoopdirt.com/blog/e39f16ce/late-night-dirt-10-7-11/…) – Rick Karius has officially been named as an assistant at Wisconsin-La Crosse. Karius was a GA at Southwest Minnesota State before joining the Superior staff last season. He played at La Crosse from 2005-09. He will also work in admissions at La

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UNCW Hires DOB

Former UNC standout Dante Calabria has been named director of men’s basketball operations at UNCW. Calabria has played professionally in Europe for the past 16 years after playing for the Tar Heels from 1992-96. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

Grasso promoted at Iona

Iona College men’s basketball head coach Tim Cluess announced the promotion of Jared Grasso to associate head coach. Both Cluess and Grasso enter their second season in New Rochelle. Prior to Iona, Grasso spent four seasons at Fordham University, the final of which he served as interim head coach of the Rams. He also served

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SC State assistant takes WBB job

Wesleyan College (GA) has named Mike Walton as the institution’s new head women’s basketball coach. Walton leads the Pioneers after concluding a three-year term on the coaching staff at NCAA Division I member South Carolina State University. Walton played at Rice University for former University of Memphis assistant and current Texas A&M-Corpus Christi head coach

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Former PC coach Davis lands TV gig

Former Providence head coach Keno Davis has signed a deal to work as a color guy for the Big Ten Network. It is reportedly a 1-year pact. Financial terms of Davis’ deal with the Big Ten Network were not available. Davis was 46-50 in three seasons at Providence, and 28-5 in his only season at

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Liberty University Staff Update

Matt Olinger has been promoted to assistant coach at Liberty. Olinger is in his eighth year with the program, having previously spent three seasons as the director of basketball operations, two as a graduate assistant and two as a video coordinator Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.