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Illinois to Name Court After Lou Henson

HoopDirt.com news sponsored by Dr. Dish University of Illinois Director of Athletics Mike Thomas and the Division of Intercollegiate Athletics announced that the basketball court at State Farm Center would from now on be called “Lou Henson Court.” The “Lou Henson” signature on the floor is accented by his patented orange blazer and a pair

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Tim Miles Adds Phil Beckner To Nebraska Staff

University of Nebraska men’s basketball coach Tim Miles announced Saturday the hiring of Phil Beckner as an assistant coach for the Husker basketball program.  Miles believes that Beckner’s coaching experience on the collegiate and professional levels, as well his player development skills, made him a great addition to the Nebraska coaching staff. “I believe hiring

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Penn State Dirt…

I can confirm that Penn State associate head coach Brian Daly has left the program.  He has been at Penn State for the past four seasons, and also worked with Nittany Lions head coach Patrick Chambers at Boston University.  Before joining Chambers at BU, Daly was a prep coach in the Philadelphia Area.  It sounds

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Bowling Green Dirt…

Pretty interesting search going on at Bowling Green as AD Chris Kingston scrambles to replace recently fired head coach Chris Jans.  I’ve talked to a bunch of people surrounding this one, and keep getting the same names – all Big Ten assistants plus one internal candidate.  I have not heard of any current head coaches mentioned at

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