UMW suspends Wood

University of Mary Washington head coach Ron Wood has been suspended by the university after his DUI arrest last week. Wood was cited by Fredericksburg police for speeding on Route 1. According to UMW Athletic Director Ed Hegmann, Wood refused to take a breathalyzer once he was pulled over. He was released on Thursday and

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Watson Wins 200th Game

Benedict College head coach Fred Watson won his 200th career game as the Tigers defeated Stillman College 81-75 last Saturday. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

UPDATE: Calhoun to extend leave

The medical leave of absence of University of Connecticut men’s basketball coach Jim Calhounwill be extended to include at least the next three UConn games as he receives treatment for spinal stenosis. Calhoun, who has missed games against Seton Hall (Feb. 4), Louisville (Feb. 6) and Syracuse (Feb. 11) while battling the painful lower back

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Canadian coach resigns

Tony Bryce has resigned as the head coach at Vancouver Island University. He won 85 games in his six seasons at the helm, and led his squad to numerous post season appearances. There is no word yet on his replacement. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

LC coach undergoes emergency surgery

Gene Rushing, who has spent more than 30 years as member of the Louisiana College athletics family and the last 27 as head coach of the men’s basketball team, was hospitalized early Saturday morning due to complications originating from a hernia. The team was on the road for a contest vs. Texas-Dallas when Rushing was

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Cooper resigns at ICC

Itawamba Community College head coach Marty Cooper has announced his plans to retire at the conclusion of the season. He has 258 wins in his 14+ seasons at ICC and has claimed four MACJC North Division titles, one MACJC Championship, three NJCAA Region 23 Championships and has three NJCAA Tournament appearances. He will remain at

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Cunningham Earns 400th Career Win

Trinity University Head Coach Pat Cunningham earned his 400th career with a 69-67 overtime win over Colorado College on Sunday afternoon. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

Wojcik Sets Record

Doug Wojcik recorded his 138th-career win at the helm of the Tulsa men’s basketball program with a 72-48 victory over Houston, making him the all-time winningest coach in school history. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

100th win for BU’s Jones

Boston University head coach Joe Jones earned win #100 of his career tonight as the Terriers defeated Maine 67-54. Jones has 14 wins so far in his first campaign at BU. He collected 86 W’s as the head coach at Columbia (2003-10). Jones spent last season as the associate head coach at Boston College. Stay

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UNLV’s Rice establishes foundation

UNLV head men’s basketball Coach Dave Rice and his wife Mindy officially announced today the establishment of the Dave Rice Foundation. The Dave Rice Foundation will be a non-profit, tax exempt organization dedicated to the education and support of health initiatives including developmental disorders such as Autism, and other charitable causes. For more information, please

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Georgetown assistant released from hospital

Georgetown University Head Men’s Basketball Coach John Thompson III announced today that assistant coach Kenya Hunter missed last night’s game at Syracuse after being admitted to Georgetown University Hospital prior to departing for New York on Tuesday. “Kenya was admitted to Georgetown University Hospital after he passed out following practice on Tuesday and he is

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More trouble for Fine?

According to the Lewiston (ME) Sun Journal, Zach Tomaselli has filed an order of protection against former Syracuse assistant Bernie Fine. Tomaselli, who accused Fine of abuse in 2002, now says that Fine has been calling him at home and on his cell to "harass, terrorize and intimidate me at all costs." Here’s a link

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