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Sharlow joins Potsdam staff

SUNY Potsdam Men’s Basketball Coach Sherry Dobbs has announced the appointment of Josh Sharlow as an assistant coach for the 2011-12 season. Sharlow replaces Jon Tanous who has moved on to take the top assistant job at Ithaca College. Sharlow will move to the coaching arena after a very successful playing career both at St.

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Lebo extended through 2019

East Carolina University has announced that an extension of head men’s basketball coach Jeff Lebo’s contract, which would help secure his position through the 2018-19 season, was approved Friday by the University’s Board of Trustees. In his first season at the helm of the Pirates, Lebo led East Carolina to its first winning season in

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Wells joins Texas Tech staff

Craig Wells, who has served in the Texas Tech University Athletics Department for the last nine years, has been named the school’s first assistant athletic director for basketball operations. Wells joined the Texas Tech Athletics staff in 2002, and most recently oversaw external operations. Wells spent nine years as a coach. He served five years

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Texas staff update

Chris Babcock has been promoted to Special Assistant and former Longhorn Connor Atchley has been named Graduate Manager, The University of Texas Basketball program announced Thursday. Babcock replaces Kenton Paulino, who left the Texas coaching staff last spring to take an assistant coaching position at Lamar University. Babcock served as a graduate manager the last

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J.R. Reid hired at Chowan

Former University of North Carolina and NBA star J.R. Reid has been hired as an assistant at Chowan College. In his three seasons in Chapel Hill, Reid averaged 16.2 points and 7.6 rebounds per game. He shot 60.1% from the floor and 66.8% from the free throw line, leading him to be named a two-time

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Milwaukee staff update

Three former University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee men’s basketball players will be a part of the team’s coaching and administrative staff for the 2011-12 season. Ronnie Jones has been promoted from his position as video coordinator to assistant coach, Chris Hill has been hired as the team’s academic advisor and Tone Boyle will replace Jones as video

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Albany staff update

Brent Wilson has been elevated to the position of assistant coach and Jerrad Knotts has been hired as director of operations at Albany. Wilson recently completed his second year as UAlbany’s operations director. He played for the Great Danes from 2004-2008. Knotts also played at Albany and most recently worked in the private sector. Stay

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Illinois state hires Maric

Josip Maric has been hired as the administrative assistant at Illinois State. Prior to arriving at Illinois State, Maric worked one season as an assistant coach at Howard College in Big Spring, Texas. Maric went to Howard after a four-year stint at Abilene Christian. Before coaching at ACU, Maric worked at Kishwaukee (Ill.) College for

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Wofford adds assistant

Wofford men’s basketball coach Mike Young has announced the addition of Gus Hauser as an assistant coach. Hauser recently finished his second season as an assistant coach of the Coastal Carolina University men’s basketball program. In addition to Coastal Carolina, Hauser has spent time on the bench at Louisiana Monroe, New Mexico State, and Louisville.

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San Jac adds assistants

Scott Robert Gernander and Albert Talley Jr. have been named San Jacinto College men’s basketball assistant coaches. Gernander is a SJC alumnus who has served as a volunteer assistant coach for the past three years; he has also taught physical education courses as an adjunct instructor. Talley served as assistant men’s basketball coach at Paris

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Lake Superior State names assistant

Tim Kisner, who was the first point guard to total 1,000 career points and 400 assists at Central Michigan University, has been named assistant men’s basketball coach at Lake Superior State. Kisner has most recently worked as the director of athletics and varsity basketball coach at Tri County HS (MI). Serving under LSSU coach Steve

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North Dakota staff update

University of North Dakota head men’s basketball coach Brian Jones announced an addition to and promotion within his staff on Tuesday. Former University of Iowa and NBA point guard Dean Oliver was hired to fill an assistant coaching vacancy, while Tom Dryburgh, a former Sioux player and graduate manager, will take on the program’s newest

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