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Ocean County CC names head coach

Andy Smith is looking forward to a “homecoming” as the new head men’s basketball coach at Ocean County College. A high school basketball standout at Brick Memorial and former Ocean County College Viking, Andy Smith utilized his talents to receive a full athletic scholarship to the University of Hawaii at Hilo. A proud graduate of

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OFFICIAL: Howard to Kansas

Kansas men’s basketball coach Bill Self announced Friday that Jerrance Howard will join his staff as an assistant coach for the Jayhawks. Howard comes to KU after one season in the same position on Larry Brown’s staff at SMU. He replaces Joe Dooley who left KU after 10 seasons to become the head coach at

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OFFICIAL: Sadler to Iowa State

I mentioned in my blog last night that I heard this was a done deal (http://hoopdirt.com/blog/2c59c3a4/kansas-rumors/…). It’s now been confirmed…Doc Sadler has been hired as an assistant at Iowa State. Here’s the press release: Iowa State men’s basketball coach Fred Hoiberg announced today the addition of a well-respected and experienced member to his coaching staff

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Troy staff update

Troy men’s basketball head coach Phil Cunningham announced the addition of three staff members on Thursday, completing the first-year head coach’s staff. The Trojans have added assistant coach Billy Begley, director of operations Mike Worley and video coordinator Mike Moynihan. “I am very excited about the latest additions to our coaching staff,” Cunningham said. “I’ve

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Morrell promoted at VCU

Head Coach Shaka Smart did not have to look far to fill his open assistant coaching position. Smart announced that Mike Morrell, the Director of Basketball Operations at VCU the past two seasons, has been elevated to assistant coach. He will assume the position left vacant after Will Wade was named the head coach at

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Vo named HC at SMCC

South Mountain Community College Athletic Director, Todd Eastin, announced the hiring of Daven Vo as the Cougar’s new Head Men’s Basketball Coach. Daven Vo has spent the past 2 ½ seasons as the Head Women’s Basketball Coach for South Mountain Community College. Coach Vo recently completed the most successful regular season in school history for

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Wisconsin-Waukesha names head coach

The University of Wisconsin-Waukesha has announced the hiring of Adam Ligocki as men’s basketball coach to replace longtime coach Neal Nelson. Nelson retired this season after leading the Cougars for 30 years. He had a storied career at UW-Waukesha, winning more than 500 games, five state titles and 16 conference championships. Ligocki, a Pewaukee resident,

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Pepperdine staff update

Pepperdine men’s basketball coach Marty Wilson announced two promotions on his staff today, as John Impelman has been elevated to assistant coach and Jon Pastorek will take over as director of operations. "John Impelman has worked alongside of me for four of the last five years and has shown himself to be a tireless worker

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Utah State adds DBO

Utah State’s head men’s basketball coach Stew Morrill announced Wednesday the hiring of Jesse Parker as the program’s Director of Basketball Operations. "Jesse has prepared himself for this opportunity and I am extremely comfortable that he can handle the position. He is an Aggie in every sense, and we are delighted to have him expand

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OFFICIAL: Murray to URI

Mentioned this a few weeks ago – it’s now official… Head coach Dan Hurley announced the addition of Luke Murray as an assistant coach with the University of Rhode Island men’s basketball program. Murray joins the Rhody staff – and reunites with Hurley – after spending the previous two seasons as an assistant coach at

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Cal State East Bay names Argenal head coach

Cal State East Bay has named Gus Argenal as the next head coach of Pioneer men’s basketball. Sara Lillevand Judd announced the hiring on Wednesday in one of her first acts as the new Director of Athletics. A native of Lafayette, Calif., Argenal brings coaching experience at both the Division I and Division II levels

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VCU Hires DBO

A familiar face will rejoin the VCU Men’s Basketball coaching staff. Head Coach Shaka Smart announced the addition of Jesse Bopp to the Rams, he will take over Director of Basketball Operations duties. Bopp served as a graduate manager during the 2009-10 campaign, Smart’s first season at VCU. Bopp rejoins VCU after spending three seasons

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