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Providence College staff update

Providence College Coach Ed Cooley announced the hiring of Mike Jackson, who will serve as the coordinator of basketball operations, and Kevin Kurbec, who will serve as the associate director of player development/video operations. Mike Jackson comes to Providence after spending the last six seasons as an assistant coach in the Big Ten. Last season,

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Auburn adds staffer

Harper Williams, a 17-year European professional basketball veteran, has been named Basketball Administrative Assistant at Auburn. Williams was a teammate of Auburn Head Coach Tony Barbee at UMass (1989-1993). Williams was the 1992 Atlantic 10 Player of the Year and was a two-time Atlantic 10 Most Outstanding Player in 1992 and 1993 as well as

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Eastern Naz hires assistant

Brent Burris has been hired as an assistant coach at Eastern Nazarene College after spending four years at Indiana University East, where he was a scholarship athlete on the men’s basketball team for the Red Wolves. Burris, who hails from Indianapolis, Indiana, made the journey to Massachusetts in order to begin his coaching career under

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Eustachy Signs New Contract

Southern Miss men’s basketball coach Larry Eustachy signed a new three-year contract extension. The Golden Eagles went 22-10 last year, and overall, Eustachy has a record of 117-104 since 2005. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

RPI Hires Assistant

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has officially hired Matt Kelly as an assistant coach. We had this last week ( http://hoopdirt.com/blog/a684980a/daily-dirt-9-20-11/…). Click below for the official press release. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

H-SC adds former NBA player to staff

Head coach Dee Vick has recently announced the addition of former NBA and UVA star Cory Alexander to the basketball coaching staff. Alexander comes to the Tiger staff after a ten year professional career that included time with the San Antonio Spurs, Denver Nuggets, Orlando Magic and Charlotte Bobcats. A native of Waynesboro, Virginia, Alexander

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Cruz hired at LCCC

Mike Cruz, who was a graduate assistant on Alan Major’s staff last season at UNC-Charlotte, has been named as the head coach at Lorain County CC (OH). Cruz is from the Lorain area and brought in as part school’s renewed emphasis on athletics. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

Talladega assistant takes HS job

Talladega College assistant coach Randy Pulley has been named as the head coach at Word of God Christian Academy. He played at the school from 1998 to 2001. He played for two seasons at St. Louis before transferring to Missouri. Pulley had spent the past three seasons at Talladega. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest

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Sharlow joins Potsdam staff

SUNY Potsdam Men’s Basketball Coach Sherry Dobbs has announced the appointment of Josh Sharlow as an assistant coach for the 2011-12 season. Sharlow replaces Jon Tanous who has moved on to take the top assistant job at Ithaca College. Sharlow will move to the coaching arena after a very successful playing career both at St.

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Lebo extended through 2019

East Carolina University has announced that an extension of head men’s basketball coach Jeff Lebo’s contract, which would help secure his position through the 2018-19 season, was approved Friday by the University’s Board of Trustees. In his first season at the helm of the Pirates, Lebo led East Carolina to its first winning season in

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