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South Carolina Staff Update

Frank Martin will bring his entire staff from Kansas State to South Carolina with him, we had this in the blog today, just wanted to pass along the official press release. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

WKU Hires Assistant

Former player and assistant coach David Boyden will return to WKU as an assistant coach next season. Boyden played for WKU from 2000-2003 and served as an assistant coach from 2008-2010. Boyden served as an assistant coach at Tennessee Tech last season. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

Baron Press Release

Jim Baron has officially been named the 23rd head coach in Canisius College men’s basketball history. Baron, who signed a five-year contract, will be formally introduced at a 3 p.m. press conference in the Koessler Athletic Center on Tuesday, April 3. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

Self Named 2012 Naismith COY

University of Kansas head coach Bill Self was named the 2012 Naismith Men’s College Basketball Coach of the Year. Self has led the Jayhawks to a 32-6 record. He joins Larry Brown and Roy Williams as the other Kansas coaches to win the award. Brown won in 1988 and Williams claimed his in 1997. Stay

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Haith named AP COY

University of Missouri first-year Head Men’s Basketball Coach Frank Haith added another piece of hardware to the Tiger trophy case today, as he was recognized as the Associated Press College Basketball Coach of the Year. The award was presented to Haith this morning in New Orleans at an A.P. awards ceremony. The award marks the

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Whiteman Resigns as Lynx Coach

Kirk Whiteman has resigned as men’s basketball head coach at Lincoln College to become vice president of Dynamic Technical Services. Under Whiteman, the Lynx were 108-30 overall and 52-10 against the Mid-West Athletic Conference. During his tenure, Lincoln College compiled an 11-1 record in the NJCAA Division II Men’s Basketball Tournament, where the Lynx are

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Patsos Wins Skip Prosser Man Of Year Award

Loyola University Maryland head men’s basketball coach Jimmy Patsos was named the 2012 recipient of the Skip Prosser Man of the Year Award on Friday night at an awards banquet hosted by CollegeInsider.com at the NCAA Final Four. The award is named in honor and memory of the late Prosser who was the head coach

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UW-Oshkosh coach retires

Ted Van Dellen, who owns the fifth-most coaching victories in Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) history, announced his retirement as the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh head men’s basketball coach. Van Dellen guided the Titans to 358 wins and five National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) postseason appearances. The only WIAC coaches to compile more victories are UW-Eau

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Doane hires new coach

Doane College Athletic Director Greg Heier announced today the hiring of Jim Weeks as head men’s basketball coach for the Tigers. Weeks, a 1985 Doane graduate, joins the Tiger coaching staff following a long tenure at Beatrice High School. In 26 years, 24 at Beatrice, Weeks won 441 games and lead Beatrice to three state

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Schreiner head coach resigns

Schreiner Men’s Basketball head coach Drew Miller announced his resignation yesterday. His wife has just accepted a job at the Pentagon – his family will be relocating to the DC area. A search for the next head coach will begin immediately. The job will look to be filled no later than May 1. Stay with

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OFFICIAL: Tulsa hires Manning

The University of Tulsa has reached an agreement in principle with University of Kansas Assistant Coach Danny Manning on becoming the school’s 29th head basketball coach, Director of Athletics Ross Parmley announced this morning. Manning, 46, is currently coaching with the NCAA Final Four-bound Kansas Jayhawks, thus the official news conference introducing Manning as the

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Drew Agrees to Contract Extension

Valparaiso University announced today that head coach Bryce Drew has agreed to a multi-year contract extension. In his first season as head coach Drew was named the Horizon League Coach of the Year and guided the Crusaders to 22 victories and a berth in the postseason NIT. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball

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