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Georgetown assistant released from hospital

Georgetown University Head Men’s Basketball Coach John Thompson III announced today that assistant coach Kenya Hunter missed last night’s game at Syracuse after being admitted to Georgetown University Hospital prior to departing for New York on Tuesday. “Kenya was admitted to Georgetown University Hospital after he passed out following practice on Tuesday and he is

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More trouble for Fine?

According to the Lewiston (ME) Sun Journal, Zach Tomaselli has filed an order of protection against former Syracuse assistant Bernie Fine. Tomaselli, who accused Fine of abuse in 2002, now says that Fine has been calling him at home and on his cell to "harass, terrorize and intimidate me at all costs." Here’s a link

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UPDATE: Cremins exhausted

Here’s the transcript of Bobby Cremins’ press conference from yesterday. He said that he "got physically exhausted, fatigued and lacked the necessary energy to coach our team. My doctor advised me to take an immediate medical leave of absence, which I did." Here’s the link: http://www.cofcsports.com/ViewArticle.dbml?SPSID=64091&S… Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching

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KCKCC coach suspended

Kansas City Kansas CC head coach Jon Oler has been suspended for the next six games. He was suspended for violating NJCAA rules by facilitating payment to a player. He has been suspended without pay and can not have any contact with his team until 2/22. Assistant coach Bill Sloan will take over in the

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Kessler reaches 650 wins at Grace

Grace College head coach Jim Kessler got his 650th career victory last week with a 75-66 victory over Spring Arbor. Kessler’s milestone makes him one of only nine active NAIA basketball coaches who have reached 650 coaching wins. His all-time record currently stands at 650-498. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news

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LIVE: Cremins to discuss health

College of Charleston head coach Bobby Cremins will hold a press conference this afternoon at 2:30pm. He will discuss the health issues that have forced him to take a leave of absence. The live video of the press conference can be found here: http://www.abcnews4.com/story/16686198/live-cremins-makes-an… Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and

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VIDEO: Arizona ass’t kicks Cal player

Here’s the video of the incident that occurred this week during the Arizona – Cal game. With less than 5:00 left in the game, Cal guard Jorge Gutierrez dove into Arizona’s bench while tracking down a loose ball. Gutierrez landed in the lap of Arizona assistant Joe Pasternack. Gutierrez claims he was kicked, Pasternack denies

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Briar Cliff to dedicate court to Nacke

On Saturday, February 4th, the playing surface at Briar Cliff University’s Newman Flanagan Center will be officially named Ray Nacke Court. The official dedication will take place prior to the start of the 4 p.m. men’s basketball game that day against Mount Marty. Nacke coached the Chargers for 26 years, compiling over 500 career wins.

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Former Canisius coach dies

Former Canisius College head men’s basketball coach Joseph Curran passed away Jan. 28, in Mystic, Conn. at the age of 89. Curran served as the Golden Griffins’ bench boss for six season from 1953-59, where he compiled a career record of 76-66. Curran, who also served as the College’s athletic director, led Canisius to three-straight

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#400 for Dixie State’s Judkins

Dixie State head coach Jon Judkins won the 400th game of his career last night with a 83-76 victory at Hawaii-Hilo. His squad is currently 13-4 (8-1 PacWest). Judkins is now 95-55 in his 5+ seasons at DSC. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.