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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Martelli Sets School Record

Saint Joseph’s head coach Phil Martelli became the Hawks’ all-time leader in career victories with 310, breaking the mark of 309 previously held by Bill Ferguson. In 17 seasons, Martelli has compiled a record of 310-212. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

SDSU’s Nagy wins #300

Five South Dakota State players scored in double figures to pave the way for the Jackrabbits to dominate IPFW 94-58 in front of 2,335 fans at Frost Arena that also witnessed head coach Scott Nagy win his 300th career game. Nagy’s 300th win came in his 494th game as head coach at SDSU, and gives

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Blaney to fill in for Calhoun

UConn Associate Head Coach George Blaney will assume the duties of head coach as Jim Calhoun serves a three game suspension beginning tonight. Blaney will coach the Huskies vs. at South Florida tonight, at home vs. St. John’s on 12/31, and at Seton Hall on 1/3. Blaney has 459 wins as a head coach with

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Pitino gives "end date"

Louisville head coach Rick Pitino yesterday that he plans to retire after his contract runs out after the 2016-17 season. Here is a link from the Louisville Courier-Journal with more:…|topnews|text|Sports Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

Huggins gets 700th win

West Virginia head coach Bob Huggins got win #700 last night with a 70-68 overtime victory over Missouri State. Coincidentally, Huggins got his 600th victory on this same date four years ago against Canisius. Huggins is now 700-255 in his 29+ seasons. His other stops include Kansas State, Cincinnati, Akron, and Walsh. Stay with HoopDirt

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Northwest Tech names coach

Northwest Tech (KS) has selected Jase Herl as the first-ever men’s basketball coach at the college. Herl graduated from Goodland High School in 2006. He went onto Dodge City Community College, earning an Associate Degree in General Studies. He transferred to Mesa State College in Colorado, where he was a two year starter on the

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MSU Extends Margenthaler

Minnesota State head coach Matt Margenthaler has accepted a new four-year contract from the university. Margenthaler, who is in his 11th season with the Mavericks, has guided MSU to seven consecutive NCAA tournament appearances, culminating in the school’s first-ever berth into the NCAA Elite Eight last season. During his time at MSU his teams have

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Woodward Signs Contract Extension

University of Maine head coach Ted Woodward has signed an extension through the 2015 season. Woodward is currently in his eighth season at the helm of the Black Bears. He has led the team to consecutive top three finishes in the America East. In his 8 plus seasons he has an overall record of 97-125.

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