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Albany Basketball Staff Update

The University at Albany men’s basketball team welcomes two new members to its staff – Director of Basketball Operations Luis Guzman and Graduate Assistant Conner McBride. In addition, Dan Madhavapallil has been promoted from Director of Basketball Operations to Assistant Coach.   I am so thrilled with the additions to our staff. Not only do

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Albany’s Killings Suspended + Fined

The University at Albany has concluded its investigation into the men’s basketball program. Albany released the following brief synopsis of the resolution: On Feb. 27, 2022, the University received a complaint against head men’s basketball coach Dwayne Killings. The University immediately began an investigation and took timely and appropriate action at each stage as new information

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Albany’s Killings on leave pending investigation

According to a report by Jeff Goodman, and our own digging, Albany head coach Dwayne Killings is currently on paid administrative leave due to an investigation into an altercation involving a player. The incident, which reportedly occurred after an early season game involved Killings allegedly striking one of his players. It is unclear at this

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HoopDirt.com Daily News – 11/23/21

The Citadel’s Duggar Baucom collapsed 63 seconds into his team’s game at Duke last night. The school later said in a statement that the 61-year-old Baucom is “alert and in good spirits” and will remain in the hospital overnight for further evaluation. He’ll return with the team Tuesday morning to Charleston, South Carolina. More HERE.

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Cioce named MBB Graduate Assistant at Albany

The University at Albany Men’s Basketball Team has officially announced Matt Cioce as the team’s Graduate Assistant for the 2021-22 season. Cioce joins the Great Danes after previously serving at Christ School in Arden, North Carolina. “Matt Cioce comes to our program with a wealth of experience at a young age,” said UAlbany Head Coach Dwayne

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Killings finalizes staff at Albany

University at Albany men’s basketball head coach Dwayne Killings has filled out his staff with three additional hires.  Joining Killings’ inaugural staff is Dannton Jackson, Dan Madhavapallil, and KJ Baptiste.  The new personnel arrive two weeks following Killings’ first hires in assistant coaches Hamlet Tibbs and Matt Griffin. Jackson joins the staff as Killings’ final assistant

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Albany Basketball Staff Update

In the DAILY DIRT back on 3/18, I mentioned that Vermont assistant Hamlet Tibbs and Roman Catholic (Philly) head coach Matt Griffin were in the mix for spots on Dwayne Killings staff at Albany. Those two hirings have now been made official. The official release is below. *I’m still hearing that Stetson DBO Luis Guzman

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Daily Dirt – 3/19/21

Yesterday was nuts. Curious to see what today will bring. Here are some things that I’ve heard… It sounds like Matt Scherbenske is no longer the associate head coach at the University of Central Arkansas. He had been on the Bears staff for the past six seasons. No official word on his departure from UCA,

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