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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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Michigan’s Howard suspended, fined; Wisconsin’s Gard also fined

The Big Ten has released the following statement regarding yesterday’s post-game fracas after the Michigan and Wisconsin game: In collaboration with University of Michigan and University of Wisconsin, the Big Ten Conference has reviewed the postgame physical altercation between the Michigan Wolverines and Wisconsin Badgers men’s basketball teams on February 20, 2022, in Madison, Wisconsin. 

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Maryland Assistant Shingler Suspended

The University of Maryland has suspended assistant men’s basketball coach Bruce Shingler. UM officials released the following statement: “Maryland men’s basketball assistant coach Bruce Shingler has been suspended for 30 days for a violation of his employment agreement.” No other details were given, and there were no other comments made by the athletic department. Shingler

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Manning elevated to Interim Assistant Coach at Maryland

Greg Manning Jr. has been elevated to interim assistant coach following the advancement of Danny Manning to interim head coach. Manning Jr. will continue to serve in his role as director of men’s basketball operations. Manning was named director of men’s basketball operations in April of 2021 following three seasons as video coordinator for the

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