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Michigan State Announces Tom Izzo Hall of History

In honor of the winningest coach in Spartan Basketball history, Michigan State Athletics will name a portion of the on-going renovations at the Jack Breslin Student Events Center in recognition of men’s basketball coach Tom Izzo, pending Board of Trustee approval. The Tom Izzo Hall of History is expected to be completed in the fall

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Minnesota Dirt…

HoopDirt.com can confirm an earlier report by Evan Daniels that former Tulane head coach Ed Conroy will join Richard Pitino’s staff at Minnesota. He will replace Nate Pomeday who became the Associate Commissioner for Men’s Basketball with American Athletic Conference last month. Conroy spent the past six seasons at Tulane (92-103), and has also been

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Wisconsin Dirt…

HoopDirt.com can confirm that Kyle Blackbourn has accepted the Assistant Director of Basketball Operations Position at the University of Wisconsin. Blackbourn, a Wisconsin-Platteville alum, spent last season as an assistant coach on Drew Diener’s staff at DII Rockhurst University (MO). He has also served as the head coach at Delta College (MI), and an assistant

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Illinois to Name Court After Lou Henson

HoopDirt.com news sponsored by Dr. Dish University of Illinois Director of Athletics Mike Thomas and the Division of Intercollegiate Athletics announced that the basketball court at State Farm Center would from now on be called “Lou Henson Court.” The “Lou Henson” signature on the floor is accented by his patented orange blazer and a pair

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