American Athletic Conference

NBA vet Reggie Williams joins East Carolina Basketball staff

East Carolina men’s basketball head coach Michael Schwartz has announced the addition of NBA veteran Reggie Williams to the Pirate coaching staff as Director of Player Personnel. Williams arrives in Greenville after a decorated 11-year professional basketball career which included tenures with the Golden State Warriors, Charlotte Hornets, Oklahoma City Thunder, San Antonio Spurs and New Orleans Pelicans. The Prince

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Memphis Basketball Staff Update

Memphis Tiger head men’s basketball coach Penny Hardaway has named Faragi Phillips, a proven coach with significant ties to Memphis, an assistant coach on his staff. Hardaway has also named Garrett Kelly Director of Basketball Operations. Phillips spent the 2019-20 and 2020-21 seasons as an assistant coach under Jerry Stackhouse at Vanderbilt, which came after serving as head coach at Memphis’

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UCF Basketball Staff Update

 UCF men’s basketball head coach Johnny Dawkins announced the addition of Ben Witherspoon to the staff Thursday afternoon under the role of special assistant to the head coach. Additionally, Jaycob Ammerman has been promoted to the team’s Director of Basketball Operations. “We couldn’t be happier to bring Ben on as part of our staff. He brings a wealth of experience and

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SMU Basketball Staff Update

Rob Lanier’s new staff at SMU is now complete. In addition to assistant coach Chris Kreider and DBO Kyle Condon (previously announced HERE), Lanier has added the following staff members: Cliff Warren – Assistant Coach Josten Crow – Assistant Coach Andre Owens – Director of Recruiting Jordan Glover – Director of Player Personnel Isaiah Campbell

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East Carolina Basketball Staff Update

East Carolina Head Men’s Basketball Coach Michael Schwartz has begun to build his first staff, hiring Jake Morton and Riley Davis as assistant coaches and Jesse Higdon as director of basketball operations. Morton and Davis have most recently served as assistant coaches at Jacksonville State and UT Arlington, respectively, while Higdon has worked in various capacities at the University of Tennessee. Morton arrives in Greenville

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REPORT: La Salle set to hire Dunphy

Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) According to a report from Mike Jensen, La Salle is expected to name Fran Dunphy as their new head basketball coach. HoopDirt.com mentioned Dunphy as a serious contender here back on 3/29 (DAILY DIRT). Dunphy, a Philadelphia native, has previously served as the head coach at Temple (2006-19) and Penn (1989-2006).

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Konkol adds two to Tulsa MBB staff

The University of Tulsa Head Basketball Coach Eric Konkol announced appointments to his coaching staff today. Joining Konkol are two members from his Louisiana Tech staff – assistant coach Desmond Haymon and director of basketball operations Josh Wolfe. Haymon and Wolfe each spent three years (2019-22) under Konkol at LA Tech, helping lead the Bulldogs to a 70-26

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Lanier named Head Basketball Coach at SMU

Rob Lanier has been named SMU’s Head Men’s Basketball Coach, Director of Athletics Rick Hart announced today. “We are excited to welcome Rob Lanier and his family to Dallas as the Head Basketball Coach at SMU,” said Hart. “Rob is an excellent coach and has been mentored by some of the game’s best in Rick Barnes and Billy Donovan. He

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SMU’s Jankovich announces retirement

 After 10 seasons on the Hilltop and 39 seasons of college coaching, SMU Head Coach Tim Jankovich announced his retirement today. “It has been an honor and a privilege to have coached at SMU for the past ten years,” said Jankovich. “I am grateful to Dr. Turner and Rick Hart for their support and leadership. I am also grateful to

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OFFICIAL: Konkol named Head Basketball Coach at Tulsa

The University of Tulsa confirmed Monday night that Louisiana Tech’s Eric Konkol will be introduced on Tuesday as TU’s 31st head basketball coach. A welcome party and news conference will begin at 5:30 p.m. at the Donald W. Reynolds Center. A meet and greet with Coach Konkol will take place for fans and TU students following Tuesday’s

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OFFICIAL: Tulsa’s Haith announces resignation

Frank Haith announced his resignation Saturday after eight seasons as head men’s basketball coach at The University of Tulsa. “I have enjoyed my time at The University of Tulsa and coaching the many young men who have made us proud as student-athletes and as they have gone on to live their lives after college,” said Haith. “My

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