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Mayville State (ND) fires coach

Mayville State University athletic director Mike Moore has announced the head men’s basketball coach Justin Johnson will not return for the 2012-2013 men’s basketball season. Johnson has been head coach of the Comets for five seasons, and has compiled a record of 54-88 during that time. The search for a new head men’s basketball coach

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Former ULM coach elected to HOF

Former Louisiana-Monroe men’s basketball coach Mike Vining has been elected to the Louisiana Basketball Hall of Fame. Vining becomes the third ULM coach to be honored by the LABC, joining Lenny Fant (1984) and Benny Hollis (1988). Vining is the winningest coach in school history with 401 career victories in 24 seasons at ULM (1981-2005).

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Self named Sporting News Coach of the Year

Congratulations to Kansas head coach Bill Self who was just named Sporting News Coach of the Year. He has led the Jayhawks to 26-5 record so far this season, and his squad won the Big 12 regular season championship. Here’s the article from TSN: http://aol.sportingnews.com/ncaa-basketball/story/2012-03-05… Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news

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UNCG Press Release

UNCG officially named Wes Miller head coach today. Click below for the press release. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

Baruch coach resigns – assistant promoted

Ray Rankis, who has been the men’s basketball Coach at Baruch College for the past 29 years, announced his retirement from coaching today. Rankis will remain as the Director of Athletics overseeing the 14 sports NCAA Division III and recreational program of the Baruch College Bearcats. Rankis is the longest tenured and winningest coach in

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Stanford AC to retire

Stanford associate head coach Dick Davey has announced his plans to retire following the season. Highly-regarded as a true teacher of the game and a well-respected veteran of West Coast basketball, Davey has served four seasons as the Cardinal’s associate head coach while working primarily with the team’s post players. No stranger to the Bay

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Southern Virginia coach resigns

Southern Virginia University head coach Brian Pendleton has resigned due to health reasons. Assistant coach Tony Caputo will guide the team in this weeks USCAA national tournament. After undergoing surgery in December 2010 to replace a damaged hip joint, Pendleton suffered a series of strokes causing him to temporarily lose his power of speech. He

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Saint Augustine Fires Coach

Saint Augustine’s College today announced that coach Ken Spencer will not return to the Falcons next season. Spencer posted a 23-32 overall record during his two seasons with the Falcons including a 14-14 mark this season. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

Burke Resigns

Mount St. Mary’s University accepted the resignation of Head Coach Robert Burke today. Burke requested to be placed on paid administrative leave following conversations with University officials in mid-February. Burke came to the Mount in May of 2010, and amassed a 17-40 overall record. Mount St. Mary’s finished this season with an 8-21 record overall,

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ULM Hires Cross

ULM coach Keith Richard announced Monday the addition of Ryan Cross to the Warhawk coaching staff. The hire is pending final approval by the University of Louisiana System Board of Supervisors. Cross joins the Warhawk staff after one season as an assistant coach at Bossier Parish Community College. Prior to Bossier, Cross was the head

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Pilipovich Named Permanent Head Coach

Dave Pilipovich has been named the permanent head coach at Air Force. Pilipovich has led the Falcons to a 2-4 record since taking over on Feb 8th. He is in his fifth season on the Air Force coaching staff and was in his first season as associate head coach before taking over for Reynolds. Stay

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Majerus hospitalized

St. Louis head coach Rick Majerus did not coach in the Duquesne game today as he was sent to a local hospital an hour-and-a-half before tip after taking the wrong medication. As a precaution, Majerus will stay in Pittsburgh overnight for observation and travel back to St. Louis on Sunday. Stay with HoopDirt for the

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