Lee University head coach Tommy Brown and assistant coach Josh Templeton have been suspended by the university for four games. The suspensions follow a post-game incident following the 12/3 game vs. Spring Hill College. Apparently both Coach Brown and Coach Templeton got into it with a Spring Hill player as they were shaking hands. Assistant
Pepperine assistant coach Damin Lopez has departed the staff to become the head coach at Scottsdale (Ariz.) Chaparral High School. A native of Arizona, Lopez was an assistant coach at Phoenix St. Mary’s High School for 12 seasons before being hired onto Pepperdine’s staff. Lopez joined the Waves as an assistant when Tom Asbury returned
St. Louis head coach Rick Majerus got his 500th career win yesterday with a 72-62 victory over Illinois-Springfield. The milestone accompanies his 12 conference regular-season and five conference tournament championships, 11 NCAA Tournament appearances, four Sweet Sixteens, two Elite Eights and one appearance in the national championship game. Majerus’ career includes 323 victories at Utah,
Charlie Brock won his 200th game at Springfield College with a 60-55 win over Trinity College. Brock is now 200-160 overall as he is coaching in his 14th season at Springfield College. Overall, Brock is now 429-389 in his 32nd season as a head coach. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news
Chaminade University has accepted the resignation of its assistant men’s basketball coach, Mike Mathey. Mathey had been placed on administrative leave during an investigation regarding a text message that had been sent over the weekend, which contained a racial slur. He tendered his resignation as of last night. Here are the statements from Chaminade head
Former UNLV and Loyola Marymount head coach Bill Bayno has been hired as an assistant with the Minnesota Timberwolves. Bayno has also worked as a college assistant under current University of Kentucky Head Coach John Calipari at Massachusetts from 1988-95; Larry Brown at Kansas in 1986-87; and P.J. Carlesimo at Seton Hall in 1985-86. He
After 31-plus seasons and 739 games, Ripon head men’s basketball coach Bob Gillespie’s career has reached new heights as he recorded the 500th victory of his career with a 78-51 victory at Knox College. With the win, Gillespie becomes just the 29th head coach in Division-III men’s basketball history to reach the 500 win plateau.
acramento Kings’ President of Basketball Operations Geoff Petrie today announced the hiring of Jim Todd as an assistant coach. Todd was the head coach at Salem State from 1987-1996 amassing a 192-57 record. He also served as the head coach at Fitchburg State, and as an assistant at Depaul, Columbia, Marist, and Manhattan. Todd coached
According the the District Attorney in Central New York, although the allegations against former Syracuse associate head coach Bernie Fine are credible, no charges will be filed. Apparently the statute of limitation has run out. Unbelievable. Here’s more from CNN: http://news.blogs.cnn.com/2011/12/07/no-state-charges-agains… Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.
Brandeis head coach Brian Meehan won his 300th game the other day as the Judges defeated Babson, 61-53. Meehan becomes the 61st active division III coach in the nation with 300 wins. Meehan, who was Salem State’s head coach from 1996-2003, is now 300-122 overall , and 140-83 at Brandeis. Stay with HoopDirt for the
University of Tampa head men’s basketball coach Richard Schmidt became the fourth active NCAA Division II coach and 12th overall to reach 600 victories as his Spartans defeated the University of Puerto Rico-Bayamon by a 53-44 score. Schmidt, in his 29th season at the helm of the Spartans, also spent two years at Vanderbilt University
The University of Detroit named their court in honor of Dick Vitale at a ceremony before their contest with St. John’s last night. Vitale was the head coach at Detroit from 1973-1977 before becoming the head coach of the Pistons. He went 78-30 during his time at UD. The dedication took place on the 32nd