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Michigan State Basketball Staff Update

Michigan State’s men’s basketball Head Coach Tom Izzo announced several staffing changes, with Doug Wojcik moving to assistant coach and three former Spartan standouts returning to the program. Wojcik, who was an assistant coach under Izzo from 2003-05, returned to East Lansing in 2018 and has spent the last three years as recruiting coordinator.  He

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Shingler heads from South Carolina to Maryland

Maryland men’s basketball coach Mark Turgeon has announced the hiring of Prince George’s County native Bruce Shingler as assistant coach. Shingler most recently spent five seasons as an assistant coach at South Carolina, where he helped lead the Gamecocks to their first ever NCAA Final Four appearance. He grew up just miles from College Park

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Petty named MBB Video Coordinator at Maryland

Maryland men’s basketball head coach Mark Turgeon has announced Brenton Petty as the program’s video coordinator.  A native of Washington, D.C., Petty served as a graduate manager for Maryland from 2018-20 and was most recently a basketball operations assistant for the Detroit Pistons. “We are extremely excited to welcome Brenton back to our coaching staff,”

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OFFICIAL: Skinn joins Ohio State Basketball Staff

Ohio State head coach Chris Holtmann has announced the hiring of assistant coach Tony Skinn. Skinn comes to Columbus follow a three-year stint as an assistant at Seton Hall. “We are really excited about the addition of Tony Skinn as an assistant coach,” Holtmann said. “Tony comes highly recommended from every level – NBA, college,

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Alexander promoted to Assistant Coach at Illinois

Illinois head coach Brad Underwood announced Friday that Geoff Alexander has been elevated to assistant coach. Alexander moves to an on-court coaching and recruiting position after spending the last four seasons on the Fighting Illini staff as assistant to the head coach. Alexander has contributed to scouting reports, game and practice preparations, offensive and defensive

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Battle joins Northwestern Basketball Staff

Talor Battle has joined the Northwestern men’s basketball program as an assistant coach, Sullivan-Ubben Head Men’s Basketball Coach Chris Collins announced Monday. Battle served as an assistant coach at his alma mater, Penn State, before joining Collins’ staff. He played professionally overseas for seven years before joining the coaching ranks. “We’re excited to welcome Talor to

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OFFICIAL: Manning promoted to DBO at Maryland

Following up on something that I mentioned back on 4/6 (DAILY DIRT). Maryland finaly announced the promotion of Greg Manning to DBO. Here’s the release… Maryland men’s basketball coach Mark Turgeon has announced Greg Manning Jr. as the program’s Director of Men’s Basketball Operations. Manning served on staff as the video coordinator the last three

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OFFICIAL: Danny Manning added to Maryland Basketball Staff

Maryland men’s basketball coach Mark Turgeon has announced the hiring of Danny Manning to the program’s coaching staff as an assistant coach. Manning’s basketball resume is unprecedented. The highlights include being a member of the Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame, a two-time first team all-american, the No. 1 overall selection in the 1988 NBA Draft,

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Johnson moves from Ohio State to Purdue

Purdue men’s basketball head coach Matt Painter has announced that Terry Johnson will join the Boilermaker coaching staff. Johnson comes to Purdue after a successful stint as an assistant coach at Ohio State. In his four years at Ohio State, Johnson has helped transform the Buckeyes into a national power on the court while serving as an outstanding

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Penn State Basketball Staff Update

Penn State Men’s Basketball Head Coach Micah Shrewsberry continues to assemble his staff with the addition of Mike Farrelly as an assistant coach. Shrewsberry also announced Talor Battle, assistant to the head coach, and Nick Colella, chief of staff, will remain on staff. “Mike is going to be very impactful in our program,” said Shrewsberry. “The

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