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Boone out as Head Basketball Coach at Central Arkansas

University of Central Arkansas director of athletics Dr. Brad Teague announced a change in the head coaching position for the men’s basketball program on Saturday, relieving Coach Anthony Boone of his duties after the conclusion of the season. UCA finished 9-23 overall and 5-11 in ASUN Conference play, missing out on the conference tournament after Friday’s loss

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Drill of The Week

Jayson Tatum led the Celtics to the best record in the NBA, putting up great stats in the process. Tatum is already entering his 7th season in the NBA and is looking to get back to the Finals this year. He averaged 26.9 points per game, along with 8.1 rebounds and 4.9 assists. With him

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Fort Lewis College names Jansen Associate Head Basketball Coach

The Fort Lewis College men’s basketball program has added associate head coach James Jansen to its staff ahead of the 2024-25 campaign, head coach Jordan Mast announced afternoon. “My family and I couldn’t be more excited about coming to Fort Lewis,” Jansen shared. “Jordan and I have coached against each other many times over the years

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James promoted to Associate Head Basketball Coach at Florida Tech

Florida Tech men’s basketball head coach Billy Mims has announced the promotion of Joey James to the position of Associate Head Coach. “I am very excited to be able to reward Joey for his outstanding commitment to the success of our program by promoting him to the role of Associate Head Coach,” stated Mims. “Joey is one of the

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Kowalczyk receives contract extension through 2027-28 at Toledo

The University of Toledo and head men’s basketball coach Tod Kowalczyk have reached an agreement that extends Kowalczyk’s contract through the 2027-28 season, Toledo Vice President and Director of Athletics Bryan B. Blair announced today. “We are very pleased to extend Coach Kowalczyk’s contract,” Blair said. “Tod and his coaching staff have developed and maintained a culture at

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5/25/24 UPDATE: 2024 Coaching Changes Tracker presented by D1.relocation

Changing jobs? Don’t sweat it!  Let D1.relocation handle the move so you can handle your new team! As we do every year, the HoopDirt.com staff will be tracking head coaching changes at all levels of college basketball (NCAA DI, D2, D3, NAIA and JUCO). The 2024 Coaching Changes Tracker Presented by D1.relocation will be updated when changes

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D2 DIRT: Newberry set to name D2 assistant as new head coach

Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) I can confirm that Newberry College will name Wingate associate head coach Marcus Kirkland as their new head coach. He will replace Jason Taylor, who is headed to Morehead State as an assistant. Kirkland has been on the staff at South Atlantic Conference foe Wingate for the past 13-seasons, serving his

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Minnesota Duluth adds Riewer to Men’s Basketball Staff

The University of Minnesota Duluth men’s basketball coaching staff has added Jordan Riewer to its bench ahead of the 2024-25 season. Riewer comes to the Bulldogs with a wealth of basketball experience, both from the sideline and on the court. A coach of the AAU program MN Comets since 2019, Riewer played basketball professionally most

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Brad Calipari named Assistant Coach/Director of On-Court Player Development at Arkansas

Brad Calipari has been named assistant coach/director of on-court player development, Razorback head coach John Calipari announced. He comes to Fayetteville after two seasons working in player development at Vanderbilt and Long Island. Brad Calipari was the director of on-court player development at Vanderbilt this past season (2023-24). He helped Erza Manjon and Tyrin Lawrence

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Crist promoted to Associate Head Basketball Coach at UPike

A longtime University of Pikeville assistant coach has earned a promotion with the men’s basketball staff. Sid Crist has been named associate head coach by Coach Tigh Compton. “Sid has proven to be a dedicated, hard-working member of the athletics department and has been invaluable to the success of our basketball program,” Compton said. “We’re pleased to promote him

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Molinari named Men’s Basketball Chief of Staff at Utah State

Utah State head men’s basketball coach Jerrod Calhoun announced the hiring of Paul Molinari (Mall-in-are-ee) as the chief of staff for USU’s men’s basketball program. Molinari, a 30-year coaching veteran at the Division I and II levels, comes to Utah State after spending the past seven years on staff at Youngstown State under Calhoun. During his

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Leath added to Utah Basketball Staff

Utah head men’s basketball coach Craig Smith announced the addition of Loren “Lo” Leath to his coaching staff. “We are thrilled to announce that Loren Leath will be joining the Runnin’ Utes basketball family,” Smith said. “Coach ‘Lo’ has deep connections in California and throughout the country. He is not only connected, but he is a connector

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Sanders named Assistant Basketball Coach at Green Bay

Head Coach Doug Gottlieb has announced the addition of Aerick Sanders to the men’s basketball coaching staff. Sanders joins the Phoenix from Kansas City, where he spent the previous two seasons as an assistant coach. “I cannot contain my excitement over Aerick Sanders joining our program,” commented Gottlieb. “I’ve known Aerick since he was 14

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