Former Duke All-American Nolan Smith has joined the Blue Devils’ men’s basketball staff as a special assistant, effective immediately, Duke head coachMike Krzyzewski announced Monday. The Upper Marlboro, Md., native’s duties will include assisting the coaching staff in developing game strategies, breaking down game film, planning practices and contributing in staff meetings. “This is a terrific addition to
The University of Miami’s victory today over Charleston marks win 100 for Head Coach Jim Larrañaga as a Hurricane. Needing only 150 games, Coach Larrañaga is the fastest to accomplish the feat in program history. Bruce Hale was the Miami coach who won 100 games the quickest, earning 100 victories in just 159 games. Hart Morris
NC State head coach Mark Gottfried was mic’d up at a recent practice. Here’s a pretty cool look into how he manages his practices and interacts with his players. Courtesy of NC State and the The Mark Gottfried Show.
The NCAA Infractions Appeal Committee issued a ruling today on the nine-game suspension which was imposed on Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim back in March. The appeal of the suspension was denied, but the NCAA did rule that Boeheim can begin serving the suspension immediately instead of waiting for the start of ACC conference play.
HoopDirt.com news sponsored by Dr. Dish NC State Athletics has taken a significant step towards solidifying its future, as both men’s basketball head coach Mark Gottfried, and women’s basketball head coach Wes Moore have agreed to new contracts through 2020, Director of Athletics Debbie Yow announced on Friday. “Mark and Wes continue to elevate our basketball programs at NC
HoopDirt.com news sponsored by Dr. Dish Sean May, the 2005 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament’s Most Outstanding Player, has joined the University of North Carolina men’s basketball staff as assistant to the director of player development. Sports Illustrated named May the National Player of the Year in 2005. He averaged 22.3 points and 10.7 rebounds in
HoopDirt.com news sponsored by Dr. Dish University of Louisville men’s basketball assistant coach Ralph Willard will take a medical leave of absence from the Cardinals’ program to attend to a health issue. Willard, who re-joined head coach Rick Pitino’s staff in April, has been advised by doctors to back away from his coaching duties to
HoopDirt.com news sponsored by Dr. Dish Virginia Tech head men’s basketball coach Buzz Williams announced the promotion of Lyle Wolf to the position of Director of Student-Athlete Development. Wolf is in his second year with the Hokies, as he served last season as the assistant to the head coach. Earlier this summer, he took on
Billy Hubly, a graduate assistant on the Georgia Tech men’s basketball staff the last two years, has been named to the post of video coordinator, head coach Brian Gregory announced Friday. Hubly, 25, has spent the last two years contributing to the Yellow Jackets’ on-court individual instruction and team practices, helping organize and administer Tech’s
Virginia men’s basketball head coach Tony Bennett has promoted assistant coach Ron Sanchez to associate head coach. Bennett also promoted Vic Sfera to director of scouting/recruiting and recently added Orlando Vandross as the director of recruiting/player development. Sanchez has served as an assistant coach at Virginia for the last six seasons after holding the same