Tony Harvey returns to Ypsilanti as an Eastern Michigan University men’s basketball assistant coach, Head Coach Rob Murphy announced today, Sept. 1. Harvey spent three seasons (1996-99) as an Eagle’s assistant over 20 years ago. “Coach Harvey will make an immediate impact in all areas of our program” Murphy said. “He’s a proven winner, great coach,
Portland State Basketball has announced the hiring of Scott Sommer to assistant basketball coach for the 2020-21 season. Sommer had previously served PSU as the Director of Basketball Operations for the past two seasons. “From day one, Scott has been a tremendous asset to our program. He is someone I have great confidence in,” said
A former McDonald’s High School All American and now a highly-respected coach, Jai Lucas has joined the Kentucky men’s basketball staff as the special assistant to the head coach and recruiting coordinator. “For our team to add a young but established and accomplished coach to our staff was an opportunity we were thrilled to have,” UK
One of the final vacancies of the Pratt Community College athletic staff has been occupied, as Darin Ford has been hired as the men’s assistant basketball coach. “He’s a good guy,” said head coach Sean Flynn. “He’s gonna be good for our program.” Ford has already accrued a vast amount of sideline experience. Most recently,
Warner Pacific University athletics director, Mike Wilson, announced that Jamayne Potts has been named as the Knights’ new head men’s basketball coach. Potts comes to Warner Pacific after serving as an assistant coach at NCAA DIII Lake Forest College. “I am excited for Jamayne to join our staff and lead one of the storied basketball programs
IU Kokomo Men’s Basketball Head Coach, Eric Echelbarger, has announced that DJ Balentine will serve as the new assistant coach for the Cougars. Balentine will be the director of player development and scouting for the program in addition to assisting with on-floor coaching and recruiting. Balentine had a decorated career for the tradition-rich Kokomo Wildcats
Former Georgetown head basketball coach John Thompson died early this morning, He was 78. Thompson became the first African-American head coach to win an DI Men’s Basketball National Championship when his Hoyas won it all in 1984. Durng his tenure at Georgetown, he went 596-239 (.714), and coached greats such as Patrick Ewing, Alonzo Mourning,
Aurora University Men’s Basketball Head Coach Matt Airy announced the addition of two assistant coaches to the Spartan program as the men’s basketball team will welcome John Daniels and Christian Butler. The two additions bring a wide range of experience to the Spartan men’s basketball program with Daniels being no stranger to the AU campus.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Lute Olson, the Hall of Fame coach who turned Arizona into a college basketball powerhouse, has died.. He was 85. Olson’s family said he died Thursday evening. The cause of death wasn’t given. Olson spent 24 seasons at Arizona, revitalizing a fan base in the desert while transforming a program that
Justin Busch has been named the Graduate Assistant Coach for the Illinois Wesleyan University men’s basketball team, Head Coach Ron Rose announced Thursday, Aug 27. Busch will serve as a Graduate Assistant Coach for the men’s basketball team, while working towards a masters degree at Illinois State University. “We are excited to have Justin join our
Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College (NJCAA Region 2) has added assistant Gabe Palmquist-Clark to the staff following the departure of Javier Lewis after his move to Sequoyah high school in Claremore Oklahoma. Palmquist-Clark comes to NEO A&M after a 2-year stint at Howard College (TX) in the competitive WJCAC conference in Region 5 of the NJCAA.
College of Southern Idaho Men’s Basketball Head Coach Jeff Reinert announced Thursday that Ryan Lundgren has been elevated to Associate Head Coach. Lundgren joined the CSI staff last year after a successful run as head coach at Vallivue High School. Prior to Vallivue, Lundgren made stops at Boise State University, Boise High School and Bishop