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NCAA hits DePaul’s Leitao with Suspension

DePaul head basketball coach Dave Leitao has been suspended for three games by the NCAA, and the program has been hit with a fine and recruiting restrictions. The full release by the NCAA is below, and the complete Public Infractions Decision can be found HERE. A former DePaul associate head coach violated NCAA ethical conduct

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DePaul Dirt…

I can confirm that DePaul head coach Dave Leitao has hired Marc Hsu as an assistant coach. He replaces Bill Courtney who departed for a spot at Miami back in June. Hsu had spent the past two seasons on the staff at Western Kentucky, and served as an assistant at New Mexico State before that.

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Marquette Basketball Staff Update

Marquette head men’s basketball coach Steve Wojciechowski announced a pair of promotions on Tuesday afternoon, naming Jake Presutti assistant coach and Dan Madhavapallil director of basketball operations. “Jake has been an incredible worker and passionate member of our program since the beginning,” Wojciechowski said.  “He’s starred in his role and earned the opportunity to be

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REPORT: St. John’s to hire Mike Anderson

According to a report by the New York Post, St. John’s is in the verge of hiring Mike Anderson as their new head basketball coach. Anderson, the former head coach at Arkansas, Missouri, and UAB, would replace Chris Mullin who resigned two weeks ago. Anderson was released at Arkansas earlier this spring. He had spent

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DePaul Dirt…

I can confirm that Lucas Shapiro has been elevated to the position of men’s basketball video coordinator by head coach Dave Leito at DePaul. He replaces Baba Diallo who became an assistant at Central Connecticut back in mid-July. Shapiro had spent the past two seasons as the graduate assistant for the Blue Demons. Before that,

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