Duke University men’s basketball head coach Jon Scheyer has announced the hiring of former University of Kentucky assistant coach Jai Lucas (pronounced “jay”), who will hold the same position on Scheyer’s inaugural staff. A heralded recruiter with Durham ties, Lucas, 33, is regarded as one of the nation’s top assistant coaches. His mother, Debbie, and father, Houston Rockets assistant
University of Miami head men’s basketball coach Jim Larrañaga announced Monday the promotion of Bill Courtney to associate head coach. A 26-year coaching veteran, Courtney recently completed his 12th year on Larrañaga’s staff and his third at Miami, helping lead the Hurricanes to the Elite Eight for the first time ever. He moves into the
Kentucky assistant coach / recruiting coordinator Jai Lucas is headed to Duke. UK head coach John Calipari tweeted the following earlier today: Lucas had been at Kentucky since 2020, and was an assistant at Texas before that. Duke has not made an official statement yet.
Josh Jamieson, who has worked the last 15 seasons on the University of Oregon men’s basketball staff, has joined UofL head men’s basketball coach Kenny Payne‘s staff as an assistant coach. “I’m so happy and excited that Josh is joining our staff,” said Payne. “His experience in helping run a program and his basketball knowledge will
University of Miami head men’s basketball coach Jim Larrañaga announced Wednesday the hiring of Kotie Kimble as the team’s new assistant coach. Kimble’s hire is pending completion of a standard University background check. Kimble comes to The U with 14 years of Division I coaching experience, including the last four at the University of North
No secret here, but Clemson has finally made these moves official. Here’s the release on Brad Brownell’s hiring of Billy Donlon and Sean Dixon: Clemson University Men’s Basketball Head Coach Brad Brownell announced the addition of Billy Donlon as associate head coach and Sean Dixon as assistant coach to his staff on Monday. The Clemson
I mentioned this one a few times over the last couple of weeks. It’s now official…R-Jay Barsh has been named as an assistant at Florida State, replacing Charlton Young (Missouri). Here’s the release from FSU: R-Jay Barsh, a veteran with more than 15 years of coaching experience, has been named an assistant basketball coach at
Kareem Richardson has been named an assistant coach for the NC State men’s basketball team, head coach Kevin Keatts announced on Thursday. “I’m excited to welcome Kareem to Raleigh,” Keatts said. “I go way back with Kareem and have always had a tremendous amount of respect for his ability to teach the game of basketball and relate
Danny Manning, who has served as a collegiate head or assistant coach for 15 years and is one of the premier players in college basketball history, has joined the University of Louisville men’s basketball staff as associate head coach under the Cardinals’ first-year head coach Kenny Payne. Manning has nearly nine years of head coaching experience, having
Duke men’s basketball head coach Jon Scheyer has announced the promotion of Amile Jefferson to assistant coach. A national champion and three-time team captain for the Blue Devils during his playing career, Jefferson served as director of player development during the 2021-22 season. “Having a front row seat for the evolution of Amile’s career has been special,” said Scheyer.
No secret here…Louisville finally releases an official statement on the hiring of Nolan Smith… Nolan Smith, a member of the Duke University men’s basketball staff for the last six years, has become the first assistant coach hired by University of Louisville head men’s basketball coach Kenny Payne on the Cardinals’ staff. “I’m thrilled to welcome home one of
HoopDirt.com can confirm multiple reports that Florida State assistant Charlton Young is headed to Missouri where he will become Dennis Gates’ associate head coach. Young and Gates had previously served together on Leonard Hamilton’s staff (2013-19). Young was hired at FSU after spending four seasons as an assistant at his alma mater Georgia Southern. Young