American Athletic Conference

OFFICIAL: King added to SMU Basketball staff

Following up on something that HoopDirt.com mentioned back on 9/16 (SMU DIRT). It’s now been made official that Yaphett King has been named as an assistant at SMU. The following release was issued earlier today: Yaphett King was named an assistant coach by Head Coach Tim Jankovich. King comes to SMU after four seasons at Louisiana Tech,

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Crawford Named Cincinnati Men’s Basketball Director of Player Personnel

Former University of Cincinnati player and Fordham associate head coach Rodney Crawford has joined the Bearcats’ men’s basketball staff as its director of player personnel head coach John Brannen announced Wednesday.  Crawford, who attended Cincinnati’s Withrow High School and played at UC under Bob Huggins for two seasons (2001, 2002), returns to the Bearcats’ program

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Tulane Basketball Staff Update

Tulane men’s basketball head coach Ron Hunter has announced his complete coaching staff ahead of his first season at the helm of the program. Ray McCallum has been named associate head coach and Claude Pardue will serve as assistant coach. Both held the same titles on Hunter’s staff at Georgia State. Kevin Johnson has also

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UCF Extends Dawkins through 2023-24

After two successful seasons at University of Central Florida, men’s basketball head coach Johnny Dawkins has signed a contract extension to keep him with the Knights through the 2023-24 season, UCF Vice President and Director of Athletics Danny White announced on Wednesday. “I am thrilled to have Johnny Dawkins leading our men’s basketball program,” White

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Ken McDonald Named Assistant Basketball Coach at Tulsa

The University of Tulsa head men’s basketball coach Frank Haith announced on Thursday that he has added Ken McDonald to his coaching staff as an assistant coach, effective April 16. McDonald, who has nearly 25 years of coaching experience in the collegiate, professional and international ranks, replaces former assistant coach Danny Henderson, who recently left

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Memphis Basketball Staff Update

University of Memphis coach Penny Hardaway has added two more members to his initial staff. Hardaway announced that former Tiger basketball player Dwight Boyd and former Tennessee State assistant basketball coach Rodney Hamilton, both Memphis natives, will join the staff. Boyd will become Director of Player Personnel, and Hamilton will serve as Director of Operations.

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