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Pitt’s Capel will return next season

Pitt AD Heather Lyke and head basketball coach Jeff Capel released a series of tweets tonight addressing the future of the program, and ending speculation as to whether Capel would return or not next season: Capel has gone 51-69 (.425) in his four seasons as the Panthers head coach. This season, Pitt went 11-21 (6-14

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Forbes inks long-term extension at Wake Forest

Wake Forest University and head men’s basketball coach Steve Forbes have signed a long-term contract extension, director of athletics John Currie announced today.  “My family and I are incredibly proud and extremely grateful to call Wake Forest and Winston-Salem our home,” Forbes said. “We place a high value on the incredible commitment and unwavering support that we have received

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Shingler out at Maryland

Maryland assistant coach Bruce Shingler will not return, the university announced. A short two-sentence statement was released by the school: “Men’s basketball assistant coach Bruce Shingler will not return to the program. He will be paid the remainder of his contract which expires on April 30, 2022.” Shingler was suspended for 30 days back on January 13th

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Official statement from Louisville on Mack departure

The University of Louisville and Head Men’s Basketball Coach Chris Mack have mutually agreed to part ways effective immediately, Interim Director of Athletics Josh Heird announced today. Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach Mike Pegues will serve as Interim Head Coach for the remainder of the season. “Coaching transitions are always difficult, especially during the course of the season, but Chris

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Mack confirms he’s out at Louisville

Chris Mack confirmed to reporters outside of Louisville’s practice facility earlier today that he is out as the head basketball coach at the school. “I think it’s just it’s been building, you know,” Mack said. “Obviously we all want the best for Louisville, you know, and I still do. And that’s not going to change.

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Krzyzewski out tonight; Ewing to miss tomorrow night

Duke’s head coach Mike Krzyzewski will miss tonight’s game at Wake Forest with a “non-COVID virus”, and Georgetown’s Patrick Ewing will be out tomorrow night will be unavailable for tomorrow’s match-up vs Butler in accordance with DC Department of Health guidelines. Associate head coach Jon Scheyer will fill in for Krzyzewski, while assistant coach Louis

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Barros joins BC MBB staff as Consultant

The Boston College Athletics Department announced that Varsity Club Hall of Famer and former NBA standout guard Dana Barros has joined the men’s basketball program as a consultant. In this new role, Barros will assist with alumni engagement and stewardship with Boston College season ticket holders and key donors, while helping head coach Earl Grant

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Presutti joins Pitt Men’s Basketball staff

Jake Presutti has joined the Pitt Basketball staff after spending the previous seven seasons on the staff at Marquette. He began his tenure at Marquette as video coordinator before being elevated to director of basketball operations and video coordinator in 2017 and assistant coach in 2019. In his role with the Panthers, Presutti will provide

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