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No charges for Fine

According the the District Attorney in Central New York, although the allegations against former Syracuse associate head coach Bernie Fine are credible, no charges will be filed. Apparently the statute of limitation has run out. Unbelievable. Here’s more from CNN: http://news.blogs.cnn.com/2011/12/07/no-state-charges-agains… Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

Meehan gets win No. 300

Brandeis head coach Brian Meehan won his 300th game the other day as the Judges defeated Babson, 61-53. Meehan becomes the 61st active division III coach in the nation with 300 wins. Meehan, who was Salem State’s head coach from 1996-2003, is now 300-122 overall , and 140-83 at Brandeis. Stay with HoopDirt for the

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Schmidt earns win #600

University of Tampa head men’s basketball coach Richard Schmidt became the fourth active NCAA Division II coach and 12th overall to reach 600 victories as his Spartans defeated the University of Puerto Rico-Bayamon by a 53-44 score. Schmidt, in his 29th season at the helm of the Spartans, also spent two years at Vanderbilt University

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Vitale honored at Detroit

The University of Detroit named their court in honor of Dick Vitale at a ceremony before their contest with St. John’s last night. Vitale was the head coach at Detroit from 1973-1977 before becoming the head coach of the Pistons. He went 78-30 during his time at UD. The dedication took place on the 32nd

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WPU goes co-ed, hires MBB coach

William Peace University is in the process of going co-ed and has formally announced the hiring of Claude Shields as the the first men’s basketball coach in school history. Shields will also have responsibilities as the men’s golf coach. Shields was a JV player at North Carolina, and spent time recently as an assistant at

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#700 for TU’s Patterson

Taylor University men’s basketball coach Paul Patterson made Indiana college basketball history Saturday afternoon, recording his 700th win as the Trojans defeated Bethel College 85-67 in Odle Arena. In his 33rd season at Taylor, Patterson becomes the only coach in history to record 700 wins while coaching at a four-year Indiana college. Patterson arrived at

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Dallas Baptist coach gets win 100

Dallas Baptist head coach Blake Filckner won the 100th game of his career this past weekend as his squad defeated Ouachita Baptist. Flickner has been at the DBU helm for the past six seasons where he amassed all 100 wins. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

Baldwin gets 100th win

Cory Baldwin reached career win 100 when his Swamp Foxes of Waycross College defeated the junior varsity squad from Lee University, 91-72. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

Jim Baron’s Contract

Below is an article on URI head coach Jim Baron’s current contract. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

Giannini Earns 400th Career Win

La Salle Head coach Dr. John Giannini earned his 400th career win Saturday. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.