Belmont names DBO

Belmont University men’s basketball head coach Rick Byrd announced Friday the hiring of Tyler Holloway to the position of Director of Basketball Operations. Holloway served the past two seasons as a graduate assistant for the Bruins while earning his master’s degree in Sport Administration from Belmont. Holloway was a four-year letterwinner at Murray State University

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Murray promoted at Shorter

Shorter University head men’s basketball coach Chad Warner has announced the promotion of Tyler Murray from graduate assistant coach to head assistant on the Hawks’ coaching staff. Murray, who came to Shorter in 2008 to join Warner, also assumes duties as recruiting coordinator for the Hawks, who are coming off their first 20-win season since

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IUPUI adds Hall of Famer

The IUPUI Athletics Department and Head Basketball Coach Todd Howard announced that Indiana Basketball Hall of Famer Basil Mawbey has joined the staff as Senior Advisor. Mawbey, who won two IHSAA State Championships as a coach, will begin duties immediately. Mawbey amassed a 675-259 record in a 39-year high school career that spanned seven stops.

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Ball State hires video coordinator

Ball State men’s basketball head coach Billy Taylor announced the addition of former Cardinal Michael Bennett to the staff as video coordinator Thursday morning. Bennett is the second former player on the Ball State staff joining Mickey Hosier (1997-2000) who was promoted to director of basketball operations this summer. Bennett was a four-year letterwinner from

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Roese resigns – official statement

I blogged about this earlier today (…), and it is now official. University of Hawai’i head basketball coach Gib Arnold announced the resignation of associate coach Walter Roese from the Rainbow Warrior coaching staff. Roese leaves to take on a larger role in his family business based in his native Brazil, while also pursuing coaching

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Former NBA star takes HS job

Former NBA star Kenny Anderson has taken a job as the head coach at the Posnack Jewish Day School in Davie, FL. Anderson had been trying to break into the college scene for the past few years with no success. Many thought he would join the new staff at Miami, but that didn’t work out.

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Calhoun staying at UConn

According to the Hartford Courant, UConn head coach Jim Calhoun has informed university President Susan Herbst that he will return for his 26th year at the helm of the Huskies. There had been some speculation that he may resign, but this puts and end to those rumors. Here’s a link to the article:… Stay

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SIU-Edwardsville hires assistant

Southern Illinois-Edwardsville men’s basketball Head Coach Lennox Forrester has announced that Deryl Cunningham has been added to his staff as an assistant coach. Cunningham replaces Mark Allaria who left the program during the summer. Cunningham comes to SIUE after most recently serving as an assistant with the Missouri Valley Conference Champion Indiana State. Cunningham worked

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Quarles added to Augusta State staff

I blogged about this one during the first week of August. Just wanted to pass along the info now that Jamie Quarles has officially been hired as an assistant at Augusta State:… Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

Sorrentine promoted at Brown

Brown men’s basketball assistant coach TJ Sorrentine has been promoted to Associate Head Coach. He has been an assistant coach for the Bears for the last three years. Before Brown, Sorrentine played professionally from 2005-2008, playing with Kk Krka in Slovenia, FC Porto in Portugal, Branca Nouvo Trappani in Italy, and the Florida Flame of

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