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Tusculum names head coach

Tusculum College has named Michael Jones as its new men’s basketball coach. Jones comes to Tusculum after serving the last 12 years as head coach at South Atlantic Conference member Brevard College. Jones replaces former Tusculum coach Jim Boone, who resigned last week after six seasons on the TC sidelines to accept a similar position

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Okla. City adds assistant

Oklahoma City University has added Lance Madison to its men’s basketball coaching staff as an assistant coach. Madison comes to OCU after two seasons as men’s basketball assistant coach at Hutchinson (KS). He has also worked at Cowley CC, UTPA, UTSA, Redlands CC, Olney Central, and Vincennes. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball

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Montevallo adds assistant

The University of Montevallo has announced the hiring of Stetson Hairston as assistant men’s basketball coach. Hairston comes to Montevallo after spending last season as the assistant at Chipola College. Before joining the Indians, he served as an assistant men’s basketball coach at Southwestern Illinois College where the team was 55-9 in two years. Prior

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Blackburn (IL) names coach

Jason Baribeau has been named head men’s basketball coach at Blackburn College and began work on August 1. Baribeau comes from Nebraska Wesleyan University in Lincoln Nebraska, where he served as the top assistant for the previous four years. During his time at Nebraska Wesleyan, Baribeau developed nine All-Great Plains Athletic Conference performers and coordinated

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Bethel assistant resigns

Danny Randolph has resigned from his position has Head Women’s Golf Coach to take the same position at NCAA Division II Lynn University in Boca Raton, Fla. Randolph, who was also an assistant men’s basketball coach at Bethel will concentrate his efforts on women’s golf at Lynn. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball

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Gardner added at Loyola (IL)

Former University of Arizona standout and All-American Jason Gardner has been named assistant men’s basketball coach at Loyola University Chicago, first-year Rambler head coach Porter Moser announced today. A native of Indianapolis, Gardner has spent last season as an assistant coach at Cathedral High School in his hometown. Prior to his stint at Cathedral High

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Pacific Union College names head coach

Pacific Union College (CA) has named Kirt Brower as the new men’s basketball coach. Prior to his appointment, Coach Brower spent the last three years at the University of Redlands in Southern California. Brower joined the men’s basketball staff as a graduate assistant from 2008-2010 while completing a master’s degree in higher education. This past

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Niagara associate coach resigns

Niagara men’s basketball associate head coach Luke Dobrich (’00) has resigned from his post to pursue other career opportunities. Dobrich spent eight seasons on the bench for his alma mater where he helped the Purple Eagles earn two NCAA and two NIT bids, including an NCAA Tournament win in 2007. Dobrich was promoted to associate

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Eastern Michigan Hires Ops

Eastern Michigan University has hired award-winning sports writer Victoria Sun as the Director of Basketball Operations. Sun, who was a manager for the Syracuse University men’s basketball team during the 1993-95 seasons and also worked as an office assistant, spent the past four summers helping organize and manage several boys’ AAU basketball tournaments in Los

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Boone takes over at WVa. Wesleyan

West Virginia Wesleyan Director of Athletics Ken Tyler announced today the hiring of Tusculum College coach Jim Boone as the head coach of the Bobcats men’s basketball team. Boone replaces Jeff Price, who recently resigned to take the position of associate head coach at Division I South Alabama. Boone, a native of Winfield, WV, brings

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