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Virginia Tech Basketball Staff Update

Virginia Tech head men’s basketball coach Mike Young has announced further news on his first staff at Virginia Tech. Virginia Tech Sports Hall of Famer Ace Custis joins the staff as coordinator of basketball relations and Chester Frazier has been promoted to associate head coach. “As I continue to build our staff, I am excited

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Rick Pitino, University of Louisville reach settlement

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A fiercely competitive coach on the court, Rick Pitino didn’t want to fight in one anymore. So the University of Louisville Athletic Association and Pitino settled lawsuits stemming from his departure from the school, with the former men’s basketball coach’s personnel file changing his termination to a resignation. Pitino sued the

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Keatts receives contract extension at NC State

The NC State Board of Trustees approved Friday an extension for third-year men’s basketball head coach Kevin Keatts. The extension puts Keatts under contract for seven seasons through the 2025-26 campaign. He originally signed a six-year agreement to become head coach of the Wolfpack in March 2017, and was awarded with a new contract in November

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Penney joins UVA Basketball Staff

Former University of Wisconsin and New Zealand basketball star Kirk Penney has been named Director of Player Development/Coaching Staff Consultant at Virginia, Dean and Markel Families Men’s Basketball Head Coach Tony Bennett announced Tuesday (August 13). Penney starred at Wisconsin from 1999-2003 before enjoying a 15-year professional career. He helped the Badgers to the 2000

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Wake Forest Dirt…

Following up on my Tweet from Vacationland earlier this morning… I can confirm that University of New Orleans director of basketball operations Corey Schmidt will be hired as the video coordinator at Wake Forest. Schmidt has been a member of the Privateers staff for the last four seasons, and has been part of a program

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Steve Smith joins Florida State Basketball Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (seminoles.com) – Steve Smith, who helped coach Clemson to the Sweet 16 of the 2018 NCAA Tournament, has been named an assistant coach at Florida State as announced by Seminole Head Coach Leonard Hamilton.   “I have known Coach Smith for a decade or more, and he is well respected in our profession,” said

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Boston College Basketball Staff Update

Head coach Jim Christian announced the addition of Briana Brown and Joseph Carty to the Boston College men’s basketball staff.  Brown is the program’s new player personnel specialist and staff assistant, while Carty becomes the team’s new graduate manager. “We are excited to welcome Briana and Joe to the BC men’s basketball family.  They are

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Courtney named Assistant Basketball Coach at Miami

University of Miami men’s basketball head coach Jim Larrañaga has announced the addition of Bill Courtney as an assistant coach on his staff. This marks Courtney’s second tenure on Larrañaga’s staff, as he worked under Larrañaga as an assistant from 1996-2005 at Bowling Green and George Mason. “We are excited to welcome Bill Courtney and

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