Chris Mack, whose teams have participated in the NCAA Tournament in eight of his nine seasons as a head coach, has been selected as the head coach of the University of Louisville men’s basketball team. In nine seasons as the head coach at Xavier, Mack guided the Musketeers to a 215-97 record and eight NCAA
Chris Mack will be introduced as Louisville’s new head basketball coach at a 4pm ET press conference today. Watch the event live HERE.
Jeff Capel has been named the head coach of the University of Pittsburgh men’s basketball program as announced Tuesday afternoon by Pitt Director of Athletics Heather Lyke. “We are excited to announce Jeff Capel as our head men’s basketball coach at the University of Pittsburgh,” said Lyke. “Coach Capel is a high-energy leader committed to
According to a report by the Courier Journal, Officials from Louisville are scheduled to meet with Xavier head coach Chris Mack this weekend. The Cardinals officially parted ways with interim head coach Scott Padgett yesterday. Louisville will not be using a search firm, but will instead on a group of “informal” advisors surrounding Interim AD
David Padgett, who has served as the University of Louisville’s interim head coach for the past six months, will not be retained as head coach moving forward with the Cardinals. Padgett guided the Cardinals to a 22-14 record and the quarterfinals of the National Invitation Tournament as UofL finished in a tie for eighth in
Louisville and interim head basketball coach David Padgett will be holding a press conference today at 3pm. According to Evan Daniels, the announcement will be made that Padgett will not return next season after leading the Cardinals to a 22-14 record and an NIT quarterfinal appearance. Watch the presser live HERE.
University of Pittsburgh Director of Athletics Heather Lyke announced today that Kevin Stallings will no longer be the Panthers’ head men’s basketball coach. “I want to express my appreciation to Coach Stallings for his commitment to our program,” Lyke said. “In moving forward, we have tremendous expectations for our men’s basketball program at Pitt
Louisville must vacate men’s basketball records in which student-athletes competed while ineligible during the 2011-12 through 2014-15 academic years according to a decision issued by the NCAA Division I Infractions Appeals Committee. The appeals committee also upheld the NCAA Division I Committee on Infractions penalty that requires the university to return to the NCAA money
HoopDirt.com’s Daily News from the college basketball coaching world… Potential NCAA violations in the Patriot League?? Weird, but true…apparently three Holy Cross men’s basketball players have been suspended and did not play in the Crusaders loss on Wednesday (one in which they scored a program record low 34 point). According to a statement released by
HoopDirt.com’s Daily News from the college basketball coaching world… LSU head coach Will Wade has issued an apology after he flipped out at the end of the Alabama game on Saturday (video HERE). Wade said he texted the SEC coordinator of officiating after the game to say that any contact he made with an official