Dual role for Concordia’s Glas

Rich Glas has been named the new athletic director at Concordia College, Moorhead, Minn., effective March 15. Glas will also retain his role as Concordia’s men’s basketball coach. Glas joined the Concordia athletics staff in 2008, earning his 500th coaching victory during his first season leading the Cobbers. He previously served as an assistant coach

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#500 for Florida Tech’s Mims

Florida Tech head coach Billy Mims recorded his 500th career victory Tuesday night with a 64-54 victory over Trinity Baptist. Mims has recorded 95 wins in seven seasons with the Panthers after earning nine wins in one season at UT-Permian Basin. He won 317 games as a professional coach in Europe with the Leicester Riders

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Twomey Promoted to Associate Head Coach

Brendan Twomey was promoted to Associate Head Coach at Stevens Institute of Technology. Twomey is in his fourth year as a member of Coach Hurley’s staff and has currently helped guide the Ducks to a record of 12-2 to start to the 2011-12 season, including a 4-0 mark in Empire 8 play. Stay with HoopDirt

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Seibert named VC at Iowa

Al Seibert has been named video coordinator for men’s basketball at the University of Iowa. He replaces Ryan Bowen who accepted a spot with the Denver Nuggets last month. Seibert was 43-94 in his five seasons as the head coach at New Haven. He has also been an assistant at Hartford and Western Kentucky. Stay

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Jackson gets 500th

Western Washington coach Brad Jackson won his 500th game against Saint Martin’s University on Thursday, Jan. 5. Jackson is now the fifth basketball coach to win 500 games in Washington State. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

Guiot becomes winningest Bearcat coach

Southwest Baptist University coach Jeff Guiot passed Jerry Kirksey in total wins with the Bearcats’ 80-69 victory over Washburn University Tuesday in Bolivar. Guiot has recorded 147 wins and 78 losses as he coaches in his eighth season at SBU. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

Wheelock names LeVangie head coach

Matt LeVangie has been named Head Men’s Basketball Coach at Wheelock College. He served as an Assistant Coach for the last three years at Division II Stonehill College. Prior to Stonehill, LeVangie was the Associate Head Coach at Lasell College for three campaigns – he also spent two seasons as the Associate Head Coach at

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Coaching legend Bartow passes away

Gene Bartow, the Hall of Fame coach and father of UAB Athletics, passed away Tuesday evening at his home in Birmingham. The legendary former UAB basketball coach and athletic director was 81 years old. He had been battling cancer since being diagnosed in April 2009. One of the most respected figures in intercollegiate athletics, Bartow

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Matthews Nets Win # 500

Richard Stockton coach Gerry Matthews, who is in his 26th season at the helm of the Ospreys notched career win No. 500 Tuesday night as Stockton defeated North Carolina Wesleyan, 83-60. Matthews’ career at Stockton has included two NCAA Final Fours (1987, 2009), six NJAC championships and eight NJAC Coach of the Year awards. Stay

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"Barefoot for Bare Feet" game 1/12

Georgia State basketball coach Ron Hunter will coach his fifth annual barefoot game when his Panthers host UNC Wilmington on Thursday, Jan. 12 at the GSU Sports Arena. Hunter, GSU’s first-year head coach, has coached a game in his bare feet in each of the last four seasons in support of Samaritan’s Feet, an organization

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Williams sets UCSB’s career-wins mark

UC Santa Barbara coach Bob Williams became the school’s all-time winningest coach Monday night. Williams, who is in his 14th season with UCSB, has won 223 games. He entered the game tied with Jerry Pimm, who reached the same mark in a 15-year career that ended in 1998. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college

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Southeastern CC cancels season

The Southeastern Community College Men’s Basketball Team dismissed ten student-athletes on Thursday, December 29, due to violations of college and athletic department policy concerning student conduct. Two additional players will not return this spring semester due to academic ineligibility. After the disciplinary dismissals and academic ineligibilities, the fourteen player roster was reduced to two. As

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