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Northern Colorado, Smiley agree to new 5-year contact

The University of Northern Colorado and head men’s basketball coach Steve Smiley have agreed to a new contract that will keep him at the helm through the 2026-227. The new five-year agreement became official today upon approval at the Board of Trustees meeting. “I am honored by the faith President Feinstein and Director of Athletics Darren Dunn

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Upshur elevated to Assistant Basketball Coach at Portland State

Portland State Men’s Basketball Coach Jase Coburn has announced that Director of Player Development Quinton Upshur has moved into a full-time assistant coach role with the Vikings. Upshur has worked at Portland State for the past year as an Academic Advisor and Basketball Program Director of Player Development. He will now have full on-court responsibilities as a Vikings Assistant Coach

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Sacramento State Hall-of-Famer Leath named Assistant Coach at his Alma Mater

Loren Leath, a member of the Sacramento State Men’s Basketball Hall of Fame, is returning to campus to serve as assistant men’s basketball coach, it was announced today by first-year head coach David Patrick. Leath becomes the third assistant hired by Patrick, as he joins associate head coach Michael Czepil and assistant Hays Myers on Sacramento State’s staff. No stranger to

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Hill joins Montana State Men’s Basketball staff

Montana State head men’s basketball coach Danny Sprinkle announced that Johnny Hill has joined his staff ahead of the 2022-23 season.   Hill has been part of the college basketball landscape over a decade as either a coach or student-athlete. Hill most recently spent the last two seasons as an assistant coach at Idaho.  “I think he’s going to be

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Montana State’s Sprinkle inks 4-yr extension

Montana State head coach Danny Sprinkle has signed a four-year contract extension. This past season, Sprinkle’s squad went 27-8 (16-4), and captured the Big Sky tournament championship. The Montana State alum has gone 56-33 (.629) in his three seasons at the helm.

Katz announces retirement at Sacramento State

Sacramento State head men’s basketball coach Brian Katz announced his retirement Friday morning, citing health reasons. The retirement comes one day after the Hornets’ exhibition victory, and four days before the start of the regular season. Current associate head coach Brandon Laird, in his 11th season with the program, will serve as the interim head

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Simon signs contract extension at Southern Utah

Southern Utah University and Director of Athletics Debbie Corum have announced that reigning Big Sky Coach of the Year Todd Simon has signed a contract extension that runs through the 2026-27 season. “It is with excitement that we were able to extend Coach Simon’s contract to keep him at SUU as long as possible. Not

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