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Alabama’s Oats agrees to raise + contract extension

University of Alabama Director of Athletics Greg Byrne announced Thursday that head men’s basketball Nate Oats and the University have agreed to a raise and contract extension. The new agreement will extend his current contract by three seasons to six years and keep him in charge of the Crimson Tide basketball program through March 14, 2027.

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Daily News & Notes – 1/20/21

Today’s daily news & notes from around the college basketball coaching world… The Big Ten Conference issued an institutional fine of $10,000 and a public reprimand of Penn State University men’s basketball interim head coach Jim Ferry for violating its Sportsmanship Policy. The violation is a result Coach Ferry’s postgame actions following the Penn State

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Daily News & Notes – 12/14/20

News and notes from around the college basketball coaching world… Will Wade will not be on the sidelines today when LSU takes on Sam Houston State because of COVID-19 and contact tracing issues. Assistant Coach Bill Armstrong will lead the Tigers in Wade’s absence. More HERE. Alabama’s Nate Oats issued an apology to Duke’s Mike

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Teaching with Terminology

Alabama Men’s Basketball – Teaching with Terminology Prior to making the move to Tuscaloosa to become the new men’s basketball coach at Alabama, Nate Oats had several very successful teams at the University of Buffalo. In his final season with Bulls, Oats lead an experienced roster to one of the best seasons in program history,

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Alabama Basketball Support Staff Update

Alabama men’s basketball head coach Nate Oats announced the additions of Josh Baker as the special assistant to the head coach and former UA standout Andrew Steele as the director of men’s basketball video services, he announced on Friday. Baker, a successful head coach at the high school level, reunites with Oats, as the two

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Alabama Basketball Staff Update

Alabama men’s basketball head coach Nate Oats announced Tuesday the addition of five staff members, which include three assistant coaches, a strength and conditioning coach and a director of basketball operations. The Crimson Tide’s first-year head coach retained Antoine Pettway from the previous staff and welcomes Charlie Henry and Bryan Hodgson as assistant coaches. Pettway

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Alabama Names Nate Oats Men’s Basketball Coach

University of Alabama Director of Athletics Greg Byrne announced on Wednesday that Nate Oats has been named head coach of the Crimson Tide men’s basketball program. Oats, who was named the 2018 and 2019 Mid-American Conference (MAC) Coach of the Year and is one of 11 finalists for the 2019 Werner Ladder Naismith Men’s College

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OFFICIAL: Avery Johnson out at Alabama

Avery Johnson will no longer serve as head coach of The University of Alabama men’s basketball team, Director of Athletics Greg Byrne announced Sunday morning. “After meeting with Coach Johnson, we made the decision to mutually part ways,” said Byrne. “This was not an easy decision, and we thank him for his contributions over the past four seasons.

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HoopDirt Daily News – 12/11/17

HoopDirt.com’s Daily News from the college basketball coaching world… The details of first-year Alabama assistant coach Yasir Rosemond’s recently signed contract were obtained by the Anniston Star. Rosemond, who had spent the past three seasons at Georgia, officially inked a one-year deal worth $250,000 on 10/26. Rosemond will receive a $20,833 bonus (one month’s base

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HOT: Alabama Launches Internal Investigation; Basketball Staffer Resigns

Alabama Athletic Director Greg Byrne has released the following statement: “Following yesterday’s reports from New York regarding a Federal investigation of intercollegiate athletics, The University of Alabama Department of Athletics immediately initiated an internal review of our men’s basketball operations. As a result, we have accepted the resignation effective today of Kobie Baker, a men’s

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