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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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Daily Dirt – 3/15/21

A bunch of search updates… I’ve heard Albany is getting closer to being done. Marquette’s Dwayne Killings is the hot name here right now. Keep an eye on this one. Adding Stephen F. Austin head coach Kyle Keller to the list at New Mexico, joining Minnesota head coach Richard Pitino and former Nebraska head coach

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Daily Dirt – 3/12/21

Had a bunch of D1 search updates yesterday – adding a few more today… Central Connecticut: Early names making the rounds here – Jim Ferry (interim head coach Penn State), Mike Donnelly (head coach Florida Southern / former head coach Southern Connecticut), Steve Curran (associate head coach St. Bonaventure), Ted Hotaling (head coach New Haven),

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Daily Dirt: D1 Search Updates – 3/11/21

Catching-up on a bunch of search updates – just quick hitters…. Boston College: Cleveland State’s Dennis Gates (his wife is the senior associate AD at BC) is the leader. Purdue’s Micah Shrewsberry (former Celtics assistant) in the hunt. Current non-power 6 head coach with big time pedigree is lurking. Nothing will happen until Cleveland State’s

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Will Brown out at Albany

According to multiple reports, and now confirmed by HoopDirt.com, Will Brown is no longer the head men’s basketball coach at Albany. He met with university officials earlier this morning and was informed of the decision. Brown went 315-295 (.516) in his 20 seasons at Albany, which included 5 America East tournament championships and 5 NCAA

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