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Zeigler joins Nebraska Basketball staff

Nebraska Men’s Basketball Coach Fred Hoiberg announced Wednesday that Ernie Zeigler will join the Husker coaching staff.  Zeigler bring more than two decades of Division I experience to Nebraska, including six seasons at Central Michigan as a head coach. He spent the last seven years at Mississippi State, helping the Bulldogs to four postseason appearances between 2018

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Izzo inks new 5-yr / 6.2M deal at Michigan State

Michigan State men’s basketball head coach Tom Izzo has agreed to terms on a new contract, MSU Vice President and Director of Athletics Alan Haller announced Thursday. The contract will require formal approval by the MSU Board of Trustees at their next meeting (Sept. 9, 2022). “We greatly appreciate Coach Izzo’s commitment to our outstanding university and his competitive

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Northwestern Basketball Staff Update

Northwestern Sullivan-Ubben head men’s basketball coach Chris Collins unveiled the program’s coaching staff for the 2022-23 season on Wednesday afternoon. Veteran collegiate coach Chris Lowery has joined the Wildcats staff as an assistant coach. Additionally, alum Bryant McIntosh has been elevated to assistant coach, while Brian James has been appointed as special assistant to the head coach. Lowery comes to Evanston after

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Nebraska adds Tommy as Men’s Basketball Director of Player Development

Nebraska men’s basketball coach Fred Hoiberg announced the hiring of Emmanuel Tommy as Director of Player Development for the Husker basketball program. In his role, Tommy will assist with the day-to-day operation of the Husker program and help develop programming for basketball student athletes. Tommy will also help with on-campus recruiting. “We are pleased to welcome Emmanuel

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Krabbenhoft promoted to Associate Head Coach at Wisconsin

Joe Krabbenhoft has been promoted to Associate Head Coach of the Wisconsin Men’s Basketball program after seven years as an assistant coach at Wisconsin, head coach Greg Gard announced on Monday. “Joe has been integral to our sustained success as one of the nation’s most consistent programs,” Gard said. “He continues to check every box you could possibly

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Michigan State assistant Garland announces retirement

Inspiring. Authentic. Real. Coach. Mentor. Counselor. Teacher. Leader. Irreplaceable. OG. Those are the words used to describe long-time Michigan State men’s basketball assistant coach Mike Garland by some of his former players. In a career which has spanned more than four decades, starting as a high school coach in 1977, and includes 22 years with the Michigan

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Gatens named Assistant Basketball Coach at Iowa

University of Iowa head basketball coach Fran McCaffery has named former Hawkeye, Matt Gatens, as an assistant coach on his staff, replacing the position previously occupied by Kirk Speraw, who announced his retirement from coaching last month. “We are excited to have Matt Gatens rejoin our program as an assistant coach,” said McCaffery. “Matt was

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Kelley rejoins Michigan State Basketball Staff

Former Michigan State men’s basketball standout and graduate assistant Thomas Kelley has rejoined the Spartans program as an assistant coach, Head Coach Tom Izzo announced. Kelley rejoins the MSU program after spending the last four seasons as an assistant coach at Western Michigan. “It’s always been a thrill for me when I can bring a former player

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Iowa State’s Otzelberger rewarded with contract extension + salary increase

After leading the Iowa State men’s basketball program to the NCAA Sweet 16 for the first time since 2015-16 and the third-best turnaround in NCAA history in his debut season on the Cyclone bench, head coach T.J. Otzelberger has been rewarded with a contract extension and salary increase, ISU Director of Athletics Jamie Pollard announced today. “T.J. Otzelberger and his

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Iowa assistant Speraw announces retirement

University of Iowa men’s basketball assistant coach Kirk Speraw announced his retirement, effective June 30, after 43 years of coaching college basketball. The announcement was made Wednesday by head coach Fran McCaffery. Speraw began his coaching career as a graduate assistant under Hall of Fame head coach Lute Olson on Iowa’s 1980 Final Four team

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Ohio State Basketball Staff Update

Ohio State head coach Chris Holtmann announced staff promotions, chief among them are the promotion of Jake Diebler to associate head coach and the elevation of Mike Netti to assistant coach. “Jake has a very bright future in this profession and I’m excited about his well-earned promotion,” said Holtmann. “He has done excellent work for us since coming here

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OFFICIAL: Eldridge elevated to assistant coach at Iowa

Following-up on something from today’s DAILY DIRT…Courtney Eldridge has officially been elevated to assistant coach at Iowa. Here’s the release: University of Iowa head men’s basketball coach Fran McCaffery announced on Monday that he has elevated Courtney Eldridge to assistant coach, replacing the position previously occupied by Billy Taylor. Eldridge has been on the Hawkeyes’

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