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Collins retains Hardy @ Northwestern

Northwestern head men’s basketball coach Chris Collins has announced Tavaras Hardy as the first member of his coaching staff. "I’m thrilled to have Tavaras as a member of our coaching staff," Collins said. "His first-hand experience as a student-athlete at Northwestern is a tremendous asset to the program in that he understands what a special

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Pitino presser at Minnesota

Here is a replay of the press conference introducing Richard Pitino as the head coach at Minnesota: http://www.gophersports.com/allaccess/?media=384319… Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

RUTGERS: Pernetti resigns

Here’s the link to Tim Pernetti’s letter of resignation at Rutgers: http://www.scarletknights.com/news/release.asp?prID=13052…#.UV8o7Vfhd7h Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

ODU presser live

11:30am…. Watch Jeff Jones introduced as the head coach at Old Dominion – live now here: http://www.wavy.com/generic/news/local_news/WAVY-Live-Stream… Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

HOT: Ruland out at UDC

The University of the District of Columbia announced today that Jeff Ruland will not return as Head Men’s Basketball Coach. The University will begin the process to hire a new coach. Director of Athletics, Patricia Thomas had this to say, "I am thankful to Jeff Ruland for his four years of service to the University

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Grant & Fletcher named assistants at Troy

Troy men’s basketball head coach Phil Cunningham announced the hiring of assistant coach Marcus Grant on Thursday. Grant joins returning assistant coach Ben Fletcher, who was retained when Cunningham was hired less than two weeks ago. Grant comes to Troy after spending eight seasons on staff at Mississippi State, including the last six as an

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Holmes Promoted to Associate Head Coach @ W&M

William and Mary head men’s basketball coach Tony Shaver announced that fifth-year assistant Jonathan Holmes has been promoted to associate head coach of the Tribe program. Prior to coming to Williamsburg, Holmes served as an assistant coach at both Francis Marion University in Florence, S.C., and Montreat College in Montreat, N.C. A graduated of the

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OFFICIAL: Jones to ODU

I just wanted to pass along the official press release announcing Jeff Jones as the new head coach at Old Dominion. Jeff Jones, head coach at American University for the past 13 years and previously at the University of Virginia, has been named the 13th head men’s basketball coach at Old Dominion University, as announced

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RUTGERS: Assistant Martelli resigns

Amid allegations of behavior similar to that of recently fired head coach Mike Rice, Rutgers assistant Jimmy Martelli has resigned. According to ESPN, in some of the hundreds of DVDs of Rutgers practices from 2010-12 being reviewed by "Outside the Lines," there are at least a handful of instances in which Martelli grabs, throws balls,

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NABC issues statement on Rutgers

NABC BOARD OF DIRECTORS STATEMENT ON RUTGERS BASKETBALL ATLANTA, Ga. (April 4, 2013) – The board of directors of the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) has reviewed the taped excerpt of “Outside the Lines” released Tuesday, April 2, involving the Rutgers men’s basketball program. The NABC board of directors does not condone these actions

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Rutter Joins Drake Staff

Jeff Rutter, a veteran coach with vast experience in Iowa and the Missouri Valley conference, has joined the Drake University men’s basketball program as an assistant coach. Rutter comes to Drake after seven seasons at Iowa State where he helped coach 13 all-Big 12 student-athletes and aided in 46 wins, the third-best two-year win total

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