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Villanova Basketball Staff Update

Class of 2009 alumnus Dwayne Anderson has returned to Villanova to join its basketball coaching staff. Anderson, who played four seasons for head coach Jay Wright from 2005-09 and spent the past five years as an assistant coach at Penn State, will assume the role of Director of Basketball Operations. Mike Nardi, a former Anderson

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Minnesota’s Johnson Headed to Xavier

Minnesota assistant coach Ben Johnson will join Travis Steele’s new staff at Xavier. Steele re-tweeted the following earlier today: Another piece in place for @CoachSteeleXU! Excited to announce the addition of @CoachBenJohnson to the XAVIER Family! More info to come shortly… Johnson had worked for the past four seasons on Richard Pitino’s staff at Minnesota.

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Jonas Hayes to join Xavier Basketball Staff

Jonas Hayes, who had spent the past six seasons on the staff at Georgia, will become an assistant at Xavier. Xavier Basketball tweeted the following confirmation earlier today: Excited to announce the addition of @CoachJonas to @CoachSteeleXU’s staff! Welcome to the Xavier Family! More info to come shortly… As a player, Hayes was a three-year

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Paul Lusk Named Assistant Basketball Coach at Creighton

Former Missouri State men’s basketball head coach Paul Lusk has been named an assistant coach at Creighton University, Bluejay head coach Greg McDermott announced. Lusk joins Preston Murphy and Alan Huss as Creighton assistant coaches and replaces Darian DeVries on the Bluejay staff after DeVries was named head coach last Thursday at Drake University. “I’ve

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Travis Steele Named Head Basketball Coach at Xavier

Xavier University Director of Athletics Greg Christopher announced today that Xavier Associate Head Coach Travis Steele has been selected as the new Sedler Family Men’s Head Basketball Coach at Xavier. Steele has spent 10 seasons at Xavier, including nine on the staff of his predecessor, Chris Mack. Steele, 36, will be officially introduced as the

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BREAKING REPORT: Pitt Parts Ways With Kevin Stallings

According to a report by Jon Rothstein, Pitt has parted ways with head basketball coach Kevin Stallings after just two seasons. It sounds like his buyout could be in the $9 million range. The Panthers finished this season 8-24 (0-18 ACC). More on this breaking story as in develops.  

HoopDirt.com Daily News – 1/18/18

HoopDirt.com’s Daily News from the college basketball coaching world… Former Baruch College head coach Machli Joseph admitted Wednesday to siphoning $700,000 meant for the school’s athletic department, authorities said. Joseph, 43, pleaded guilty to embezzlement and misapplication. The onetime basketball coach, who worked in the college’s athletic department from 2002 to 2016, repeatedly rented gym

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HoopDirt.com Daily News – 1/5/18

HoopDirt.com’s Daily News from the college basketball coaching world… NAIA Dakota State (S.D.) University Head Trojan Men’s Basketball Coach Gary Garner will return to sidelines this weekend.  He has been out since October 29th while recovering from surgery for pancreatic cancer. DSU Men’s Basketball Assistant Coach Michael Larsen took over the head coaching roles during

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DePaul Basketball Staff Update

DePaul head coach Dave Leitao announced today that Tim Anderson has joined the staff as an assistant coach. In addition to Anderson joining the staff, Billy Garrett has moved into the director of basketball operations position with the Blue Demons. “Tim’s experience with all levels of basketball will assist and enhance our program,” said Leitao.

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