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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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Adubato hiring official at FIU

I’ve talked about this one a few times in my blog – it’s now finally official. Scott Adubato has been hired as an assistant on Isiah Thomas’ staff at Florida International. Here’s a link to the official release: http://www.fiusports.com/ViewArticle.dbml?SPSID=49079&SP… Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

Maine press release

I’ve been talking about this one for the past few days. Just wanted to pass along the official press release from Maine’s hiring of assistant Nate Philippe: http://www.goblackbears.com/sports/m-baskbl/2011-12/releases… Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

Grubbs named assistant at Coker

Jeremy Grubbs has been named the assistant coach of the Coker College men’s basketball team, head coach Dan Schmotzer has announced. Grubbs joins Schmotzer as he begins his 25th season as the head coach of the Cobras. A graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, Grubbs served as a student assistant for the men’s basketball team

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New Paltz hires assistant

Ryan Woerner, who spent the 2010-11 season as an assistant women’s basketball coach at Cornell University, has been named an assistant men’s basketball coach at the State University of New York at New Paltz. His path toward becoming a college coach began as a senior at Ithaca College, where he interned with the Cornell men’s

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Yale Hires Assistant

Justin Simon a four-year letterwinner for the Bulldogs, has joined head coach James Jones’ staff. Simon returns to Yale after serving as an assistant coach and teacher at Cardinal Hayes High School in New York City. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

Geriot joins Princeton staff

Dan Geriot, who completed his collegiate playing career with a run to the NCAA Sweet 16 at Richmond this past spring, has joined the Princeton men’s basketball staff as its volunteer assistant coach. Geriot, a 6-foot-9 center, replaces Craig Moore, who held the position during the summer before resuming his professional basketball career in Europe.

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Loyola (IL) adds Malnati to staff

Rick Malnati, former head boys basketball coach at New Trier High School in Wilmette, Ill., has been added to the Loyola University Chicago men’s basketball staff as special assistant/advisor to the head coach. Although Malnati’s role will not allow him any on-court coaching, his vast knowledge of the game will provide an immediate benefit to

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Former NBA player takes Johnston CC job

Johnston CC (NC) has named Henry Dickerson as their new head men’s basketball coach. Dickerson played in the National Basketball Association for two seasons and has more than 30 years of collegiate basketball coaching experience as both a head coach and assistant coach at five universities in the South. Dickerson got his coaching start in

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