Catching up on a few D1 searches….
Eastern Michigan: It sounds like Zoom interviews start this week. Names here include: Earl Boykins (Director of Student-Athlete Development at Arkansas /EMU alum who played in the NBA for 13 years), Charles Thomas (assistant coach Duquesne / EMU alum who played for the Pistons), Howard Eisley (assistant coach Michigan / Detroit native who played 18 seasons in the NBA), and Stan Heath (head coach G-League’s Lakeland Magic / EMU alum who has also been the head coach at Arkansas, South Florida, and Kent State).
San Jose State: Interviews starting here this week as well. Names that I’ve heard: Rick Croy (head coach Cal Baptist), Chris Jans (head coach New Mexico State), Marvin Menzies (former head coach New Mexico State and UNLV), David Patrick (associate head coach Arkansas / former head coach UC Riverside), Eric Reveno (associate head coach Georgia Tech / former head coach Portland), and Rex Walters (assistant coach New Orleans Pelicans / former head coach at San Francisco and Florida Atlantic).
Winthrop: Still early here, but it sounds like they’ve already started talking to guys. Early names are: Mark Prosser (head coach Western Carolina / former Winthrop assistant), Justin Gray (assistant coach Winthrop), Desmond Oliver (assistant coach Tennessee), and B.J. McKie (assistant coach Wake Forest).
-Sounds like Villanova assistant Kyle Neptune to Fordham is done. Stay tuned….
-Siena assistant Harley Fuller has departed the staff. Sounds like he’s involved in a few things, including a local D3 head coaching job.
-Mike Boynton will ink a 7-year extension at Oklahoma State according to the Oklahoman. More when that becomes official.