Kansas State head coach Bruce Weber announced the addition of former Wildcat player and graduate assistant Shane Southwell as the program’s newest assistant coach on Tuesday (March 31). A four-year standout (2010-14) and graduate assistant (2017-19) for the Wildcats, Southwell returns to his alma mater after a one-year stint as an assistant coach at Robert
In a report today by Brian Davis of the Austin American-Statesman, Texas Director of Athletics Chris Del Conte confirmed that Shaka Smart will return as the Longhorns head basketball coach next season. Del Conte told the American-Statesman, “Shaka’s our coach. Nothing’s changed. We won five of the last six down the stretch, finished third in
In accordance with Big 12 Conference sportsmanship policies, the Conference has issued a public reprimand and $10,000 fine of West Virginia head men’s basketball coach Bob Huggins. “Coach Huggins’ comments following the West Virginia vs. Kansas basketball game violate the Big 12 Conference’s sportsmanship policy,” said Commissioner Bob Bowlsby. “Because this is Coach Huggins’ third
Kansas State head coach Bruce Weber announced changes to his coaching staff, which included the promotion of Mike Furlong to director of student-athlete development and the additions of Jordan Henriquez-Roberts, Mason Schoen and Nate Michael as graduate student managers. “We are excited to promote Mike into the role of director of student-athlete development,” said Weber. “He has been a part of our program as
TCU men’s basketball graduate assistant Corey Santee has been promoted within the program to Player Development Coordinator. Santee just finished his second season as a graduate assistant for the Horned Frogs and earned his Masters of Liberal Arts degree. Prior to his return to Fort Worth, the TCU Lettermen’s Hall of Fame inductee played professionally
An assistant coach at the University of Michigan for the last two years where the Wolverines advanced to back-to-back Sweet 16s including the 2018 National Championship game, Luke Yaklich has been named associate head coach at The University of Texas. The 43-year-old Yaklich brings 20 years of overall coaching experience to the sidelines. He replaces
Kansas State head coach Bruce Weber announced a pair of promotions to his coaching staff as Jermaine Henderson has been elevated to assistant coach and former Wildcat Shane Southwell has been selected as the director of student-athlete development. Henderson, who served as the director of student-athlete development the past two seasons (2017-19), has 20 years
TCU head men’s basketball coach Jamie Dixon has hired Tony Benford as an assistant head coach. “I’ve known Tony for 30 years,” said Dixon. “He has a lot of experience and ties to this area. I’m really excited for Tony and his family to join us at TCU.” Benford joins TCU after two seasons as
I mentioned this one in Today’s Daily Dirt…it’s now been made official. Oklahoma State head coach Mike Boynton has announced the addition of basketball coaching veteran Erik Pastrana as an assistant coach for the Cowboys. Pastrana has a dozen seasons of collegiate coaching under his belt, including a magical run alongside Boynton at Stephen F.
Texas Tech Head Men’s Basketball Coach Chris Beard announced the hiring of Tim MacAllister as the program’s Chief of Staff. MacAllister will assist in many aspects of the program. MacAllister comes to Lubbock after working for some of the nation’s premier basketball coaches, with his most recent stop being at Creighton, where he had a
Darrin Horn has been elevated to Men’s Basketball Associate Head Coach at The University of Texas, head coach Shaka Smart announced Monday. Horn has served as an assistant coach for the Longhorns during the previous three seasons. “Darrin is an extremely valuable member of our coaching staff,” Smart said. “He continues to impact our program
Texas Tech men’s basketball head coach Chris Beard has hired Glynn Cyprien as an assistant coach announced Monday. Cyprien, widely considered as one of the top coaches and top recruiters in the country, possesses nearly three decades of experience between the NBA, the NBA G League, the NCAA Division I and the Junior Olympic levels.