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Legendary Georgetown Coach John Thompson Dies at 78

Former Georgetown head basketball coach John Thompson died early this morning, He was 78. Thompson became the first African-American head coach to win an DI Men’s Basketball National Championship when his Hoyas won it all in 1984. Durng his tenure at Georgetown, he went 596-239 (.714), and coached greats such as Patrick Ewing, Alonzo Mourning,

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Gainey returns to Marquette as Associate Head Coach

Justin Gainey, who served as director of operations with the men’s basketball program at Marquette for three seasons, is returning to the team as an associate head coach, head coach Steve Wojciechowski announced Friday morning. “We are excited to welcome Justin and the Gainey family back to Marquette,” Wojciechowski said.  “Justin is one of the nation’s

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Killings promoted to Associate Head Coach at Marquette

Marquette University head men’s basketball coach Steve Wojciechowski has announced the promotion of Dwayne Killings to associate head coach. Killings recently completed his second season with the Golden Eagles, helping the program to the NCAA tournament in 2018-19 and another potential appearance in 2019-20.  He has also helped the team secure a consensus nationally ranked

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Seton Hall suspends Willard

Seton Hall head basketball coach Kevin Willard has been suspended for two games by the university. According to multiple reports, the suspension is the result of an investigation into possible tampering back in 2017 with the transfer of Taurean Thompson from Syracuse. Seton Hall released the following statement before Pirates exhibition game tonight: “Seton Hall

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Crouch joins Georgetown Basketball Staff

Clinton Crouch recently joined the Georgetown Men’s Basketball coaching staff as the Special Assistant to the Head Coach. The veteran coach brings nearly two decades of experience at the high school and professional levels. Crouch comes to the Hilltop after spending seven years at The Skills Society, where he oversaw the development of dozens of

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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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