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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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Daily Dirt – 5/5/17

Been a busy week in the “dirt” world. Here are a bunch things that I’ve heard… Alabama Associate Head Coach Bob Simon will not have his contract renewed – this was first reported by BamaOnline. Simon had been on Avery Johnson’s staff for the past two seasons, and was with Ed Cooley at Providence before

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OFFICIAL: John Pelphrey Joins Avery Johnson’s Staff at Alabama

HoopDirt.com mentioned this one earlier in the week – it’s now official… Head coach Avery Johnson announced on Wednesday the hiring of John Pelphrey as the associate head men’s basketball coach at The University of Alabama. Pelphrey, who brings more than 20 years of assistant and head coaching experience to the Tide, will replace former assistant coach Scott Pospichal. The

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