Arkansas State

Stanley bolts from Iona; Returns to Arkansas State

Casey Stanley is returning to Arkansas State to join Mike Balado‘s staff as an assistant coach after working at Iona the past two seasons. Stanley was previously on the Red Wolves’ staff during the 2017-18, 2018-19 and 2019-20 seasons.   “We’re thrilled to have Casey returning as assistant coach,” said Balado. “Casey was a vital part as

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Arkansas State assistant Scutero resigns

Arkansas State assistant men’s basketball coach Mike Scutero has announced his resignation. Scutero had been on Mike Balado’s staff at ASU for the past five seasons. His previous stops included, Arkansas State (2014-16), Kennesaw State (2013-14), Middle Tennessee (2009-13) and Odessa Junior College (2004-09). The veteran assistant released the following statement on Twitter:

Balado inks 2-yr extension at Arkansas State

Arkansas State Vice Chancellor for Intercollegiate Athletics Tom Bowen announced Tuesday that A-State has finalized a two-year contract extension with head men’s basketball coach Mike Balado. “Our men’s basketball program saw improvement and progress this season and is moving in a good direction,” said Bowen. “Coach Balado and I concur that neither of us is satisfied with the overall

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Young elevated to Assistant Coach at Arkansas State

Arkansas State men’s basketball head coach Mike Balado announced that Ian Young has been elevated to assistant coach. Young moves to assistant coach after spending the last two seasons as a graduate assistant on staff. “Ian has taken the long road to becoming an assistant coach, but he has earned this role with our program,” said

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Daily Dirt – 6/1/21

Daily Dirt compiled by: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) Catching up on a few things following the long weekend… East Carolina associate head coach Steve Roccaforte is headed to Texas A&M as an assistant coach / recruiting coordinator as reported by Hoist the Colours. Roccaforte will reunite with Buzz Williams, who he had previously worked with at

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Daily Dirt – 7/9/19

A few things that I’ve heard… Boston College graduate assistant Stevie Taylor has joined the staff at NAIA Langston University as an assistant coach. Taylor had been at BC for the past two seasons, and played collegiately at Ohio. Purdue Ft. Wayne DBO Kenton Aubrey will be named as the Director of Scouting at Arkansas

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Daily Dirt – 6/3/19

Catching up on a bunch of things that I’ve heard… I have heard from a great source that Drew Gibson will be hired as an assistant at Navy. He would replace David Harris who left to become an assistant at Northern Kentucky. Gibson has been an assistant at DII Augusta University (GA) for the past

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Arkansas State Dirt..

I can confirm that Austin Peay assistant Rick Cabrera will join the staff at Arkansas State. He will replace Vince Walden who departed for Elon last week. Cabrera has been on Matt Figger’s staff at Austin Peay for the past two seasons. He has also been an assistant at his alma mater Tennessee Tech, as

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Daily Dirt – 3/16/17

Some things that I’ve heard while getting ready to watch the games… The search for Jerry Slocum’s successor at Youngstown State is starting to move. I’ve heard that the job could pay as low as $137,000-$150,000. With that being said, I’ve heard that some DII head coaches could be in the mix, including Indiana (Pa.)

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Daily Dirt – 3/14/17

Working through a March blizzard. Here are a few things that I’ve heard while hoping the power doesn’t go out… The Cuonzo Martin to Illinois chatter is really starting to pick up. The current coach at Cal, Martin is a native of East St. Louis, IL (had to google that – I thought East St.

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