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OFFICIAL: Cavs name John Beilein as new Head Coach

Following up on a story we’ve been following all morning. The Cleveland Cavaliers have now made it official – John Beilein is their new head coach. The Cavs released the following statement announcing the hiring: The Cleveland Cavaliers today announced that University of Michigan Head Coach John Beilein and the team have agreed to terms

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Pitino, Gophers Agree to Contract Extension

The University of Minnesota has agreed to a two-year contract extension with head men’s basketball coach Richard Pitino. The agreement is subject to Board of Regents approval.  “My family and I have loved living in the Twin Cities the last six years,” said Pitino.  “We have met so many wonderful, supportive people.  It’s an honor

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Tim Miles out at Nebraska

Tim Miles is out as the head basketball coach at Nebraska. He had been the Cornhuskers head coach since 2012 and has compiled a 116-114 (52-76 BIG) record at the school. Nebraska wrapped up this season with a 19-17 (6-14 B1G) record, and advanced to the second round of the NIT. An official announcement is

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Big Ten Issues Public Reprimand of Iowa Men’s Basketball Coach Fran McCaffery and Announces Institutional Fine

The Big Ten office issued a public reprimand of Iowa men’s basketball head coach Fran McCaffery for violating the Big Ten Sportsmanship Policy following Iowa’s game against Ohio State on Feb. 26. The Big Ten supports the University of Iowa’s two game suspension of Coach McCaffery announced on Wednesday. In addition, the conference announced that

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Big Ten Coaching News

A few things out of the Big Ten… Nebraska: Huskers AD Bill Moos gave a vote of support t head basketball coach Tim Miles on Wednesday night. During his monthly appearance on the “Husker Sports Nightly”, Moos said that he supports Miles, and will not make a decision regarding his future until after the season.

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Purdue’s Painter Signs Contract Extension Through 2023-24

Purdue University and head men’s basketball coach Matt Painter have agreed on a two-year contract extension through the 2023-24 season. In addition, effective July 1, 2019, Painter’s contract will convert to a rolling five-year term via automatic one-year extensions that could extend the agreement beyond 2023-24. “Matt Painter is a proven winner, and he wins with integrity,”

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