As he heads into his first season as the North Carolina A&T men’s basketball coach, Cy Alexander will have staff that consists of one associate head coach and two assistant coaches. Jay Joyner will step in as Alexander’s associate head coach. Darren "Mike" Corbett and Odell Witherspoon III will work under Alexander as his assistants.
Kyle Blankenship has been named the Head Coach to lead the LSU Shreveport Pilots men’s basketball team. He returns to LSUS as a coach after a one year stint at Lamar State College and the previous two seasons at Rogers State University. He was the first assistant coach at both schools. Blankenship also played one
Following up on a rumor from 6/21 (http://hoopdirt.com/blog/8e069684/daily-dirt-6-21-12/…). B.J. Dunne has officially been named as an assistant coach at Vassar College. Brian Dunne, who served as an assistant men’s basketball coach at Emerson College last season, has been named as an assistant men’s coach at Vassar College. The announcement came from Del Harris, head men’s
Southwestern University Head Men’s Basketball Coach Bill Raleigh announced the hiring of Janson Hightower as assistant men’s basketball coach. Hightower comes to Southwestern after serving as a graduate assistant and operations director for the men’s basketball program at the University of Central Arkansas for the past two seasons. Hightower is no stranger to Southern Collegiate
Columbus State head men’s basketball coach Robert Moore has announced the addition of Ben Hicks to the coaching staff for the 2012-13 season. A 10-year coaching veteran, he arrives in Columbus following one year stint at Jacksonville State University. We first reported this as a rumor on 6/20 (http://hoopdirt.com/blog/b9ebd7d9/daily-dirt-6-20-12/…). The official statement was released today:
Texas Tech head coach Billy Gillispie has announced the addition of Jeremy Cox to his staff. Cox worked for Gillispie Kentucky and Texas A&M. We first reported this rumor on 6/7/12 (http://hoopdirt.com/blog/c53a691d/daily-dirt-6-7-12/…) – just wanted to pass along the release now that it is official: http://www.texastech.com/sports/m-baskbl/spec-rel/062912aaa.… Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching
Details of Iowa State head coach Fred Hoiberg’s contract were released yesterday. He will receive approximately $1.5 million per season over the next eight years. Here is a PDF link to the actual contract which was obtained by the Des Moines Register: http://blogs.desmoinesregister.com/dmr/wp-content/uploads/20… Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.
Charles Lee, the 2006 Patriot League Player of the Year and one of the catalysts of Bucknell’s 2005 and 2006 championship teams, is returning to his alma mater as an assistant men’s basketball coach, it was announced by head coach Dave Paulsen. Lee, who scored 1,147 points and earned the Christy Mathewson Award as the
Former University of Texas standout Terrence Rencher has been named as an assistant men’s basketball coach at Sam Houston State University. Rencher comes to SHSU from Tulsa where he helped direct the Golden Hurricane to a 17-14 overall record and a third-place finish in the 2012 Conference USA race. He previously coached two seasons as
Houston Baptist University has hired Jeremy Case as an assistant basketball coach, head coach Ron Cottrell announced Tuesday. Case comes to HBU after spending three years as an assistant coach at Southeast Missouri State and one season as a graduate assistant at Kansas, his alma mater. He played in 94 games at Kansas from 2004-08
Manhattan head men’s basketball coach Steve Masiello has named Oliver Antigua the newest assistant coach on the Jaspers staff. Antigua comes to Riverdale following a successful career at St. Raymond’s High School in the Bronx, where he coached the Ravens to five Catholic High School Athletic Association (CHSAA) Class AA championships over his 13-year tenure.
Furman men’s basketball coach Jeff Jackson announced the addition of former University of North Carolina standout and NBA player Shammond Williams to the Paladin staff as an assistant coach. Williams, a native of Greenville, S.C., joins the Paladins after concluding a 13-year career in professional basketball that included time in the NBA and in Europe.