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Michigan Basketball Administrative Staff Update

University of Michigan David and Meredith Kaplan Men’s Basketball Coach Juwan Howard announced the hiring of Jay Smith as the Wolverines’ director of player personnel and development. In addition to Smith’s return to U-M, Howard retained Chris Hunter as the program’s director of basketball operations and added David Metzendorf as the video analyst and Jaaron

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Schilling departs Indiana Basketball staff

 Indiana University men’s basketball head coach Archie Miller has announced that Ed Schilling will not remain as an assistant coach for the Hoosiers and will look to pursue other opportunities in basketball. “I appreciate Ed for his hard work and dedication to our program and wish nothing but the best for him and his family,”

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Turgeon Adds Haynes as Assistant Coach at Maryland

Maryland head coach Mark Turgeon has announced the hiring of assistant coach DeAndre Haynes, who is widely regarded as one of the fastest rising coaches in the country. Haynes most recently spent two seasons as an assistant coach with the University of Michigan men’s basketball program, where he was instrumental in working with the Wolverine

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Michigan Basketball Staff Update

University of Michigan David and Meredith Kaplan Men’s Basketball Head Coach Juwan Howard announced that 24-year veteran head coach Phil Martelli and NBA assistant coach Howard Eisley have joined the Wolverine program as assistant coaches. Additionally, Howard retained assistant coach Saddi Washington, who recently completed his third season at U-M. “When I took this job,

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Yaklich named Associate Head Basketball Coach at Texas

An assistant coach at the University of Michigan for the last two years where the Wolverines advanced to back-to-back Sweet 16s including the 2018 National Championship game, Luke Yaklich has been named associate head coach at The University of Texas. The 43-year-old Yaklich brings 20 years of overall coaching experience to the sidelines. He replaces

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Michigan Dirt…

Following on something that I TWEETED at 4:00pm… The Phil Martelli to Michigan rumors are heating up. I’ve now heard from multiple sources that he could be named as the associate head coach on Juwan Howard’s staff as early as tomorrow.  Martelli was released as the head coach at St. Joe’s earlier this spring after

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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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