Big Ten

Billmeier joins Willard at Maryland

A member of Kevin Willard‘s staff at Seton Hall for 11 seasons, helping lead the Pirates to two Big East Championships, Grant Billmeier joined Willard’s staff on Tuesday.  Ranked second in a poll of top assistant coaches in the BIG EAST by his peers in a 2020 Stadium survey, Billmeier was Seton Hall’s associate head coach

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Howard heads from South Alabama to Nebraska

Nebraska men’s basketball Coach Fred Hoiberg announced Monday that Adam Howard will join the Husker coaching staff as an assistant coach. Howard comes to Lincoln after spending the past four seasons as an assistant at South Alabama, where he was promoted to associate head coach for the Jaguars prior to the 2021-22 season. At USA, he coordinated the Jaguars’

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Indiana Basketball Staff Update

Indiana head coach Mike Woodson has announced a staff reorganization. Kenya Hunter and Yasir Rosemond have both been promoted to associate head coaches, while Brian Walsh has been elevated to assistant coach. Hunter, a hold over from the Archie Miller era, has been on the IU staff for the past two seasons. Rosemond just wrapped

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Underwood set to receive new 6-yr contract at Illinois

University of Illinois Director of Athletics Josh Whitman announced Wednesday an extension for men’s basketball head coach Brad Underwood, pending approval by the UI Board of Trustees at its May 19 meeting. The new agreement will keep Underwood on a six-year contract through the 2027-28 season. “Brad Underwood has led a remarkable resurgence of our men’s basketball program,” said

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Skinn named Assistant Basketball Coach at Maryland

A Takoma Park, Maryland native with deep DMV ties and Big Ten and Big East coaching experience, Tony Skinn joined Kevin Willard‘s staff on Thursday. Skinn comes to Maryland after one season at Ohio State. An 11-year coaching veteran known for his recruiting, especially in the DMV area, and player development, Skinn worked with Willard from

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OFFICIAL: Maryland names Kevin Willard as new Head Basketball Coach

 Kevin Willard has been named the new head coach of the Maryland Men’s Basketball program as announced by Damon Evans, Barry P. Gossett Director of Athletics on Monday. Willard recently coached Seton Hall to its fifth NCAA Tournament appearance in the last six events that were played. Having won a regular-season conference championship, conference tournament championship and earning

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Hoiberg bounces Sadler at Nebraska

After firing assistant coach Matt AbdelMassih, the changes continue on Fred Hoiberg’s staff at Nebraska. Today, special assistant to the head coach Doc Sadler was let go. Hoiberg said, ““Doc has given his heart and soul to the Nebraska basketball program twice in his coaching career, and we appreciate all his contributions to the success

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Pikiell extended through 2029-30 at Rutgers

Rutgers University and head men’s basketball coach Steve Pikiell have agreed to a four-year contract extension that will keep him ‘On the Banks’ through the 2029-30 season. In six seasons, Pikiell has led the men’s basketball program to historic heights, including RU’s first NCAA Tournament victory in 38 seasons.   The Scarlet Knights are poised to face Iowa

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Nebraska’s Hoiberg will return next year

Despite his struggles as the head men’s basketball coach at Nebraska over the past three years, Fred Hoiberg will return on a restructured deal for year four. Hoiberg is 21-65 (.244) during his tenure in Lincoln, including a 7-20 (1-15 Big Ten mark this season. Alberts and Hoiberg released the following statements: Statement from Nebraska

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Howard issues statement following suspension

Michigan head basketball coach Juwan Howard has issued the following statement regarding the incident at the end of the Wolverines game with Wisconsin on Saturday: “After taking time to reflect on all that happened, I realize how unacceptable both my actions and words were, and how they affected so many. I am truly sorry.” “I

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