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Purdue’s Painter Signs Contract Extension Through 2023-24

Purdue University and head men’s basketball coach Matt Painter have agreed on a two-year contract extension through the 2023-24 season. In addition, effective July 1, 2019, Painter’s contract will convert to a rolling five-year term via automatic one-year extensions that could extend the agreement beyond 2023-24. “Matt Painter is a proven winner, and he wins with integrity,”

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Michigan’s Beilein Undergoes Successful Heart Procedure

University of Michigan Donald R. Shepherd Director of Athletics Warde Manuel announced this morning (Tuesday, Aug. 7) that U-M’s David and Meredith Kaplan men’s basketball coach John Beilein underwent a successful, scheduled double bypass procedure at U-M’s Samuel and Jean Frankel Cardiovascular Center. Beilein’s scheduled procedure was performed by Michigan Medicine’s Francis D. Pagani, M.D.,

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Jewell Named Men’s Basketball Graduate Assistant at Wisconsin

A former student-manager and assistant video coordinator at Creighton, Kevin Jewell joined the Wisconsin men’s basketball staff and will serve as a graduate assistant for the 2019 and 2020 seasons. Jewell is enrolled in the educational leadership and policy analysis masters program and will assist UW’s director of basketball operations with scheduling and administrative duties.

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Beilein to Remain at Michigan

John Beilein will remain as the head basketball coach at Michigan according to a tweet that he sent earlier today. Multiple reports confirmed that Beilein had met at least twice with the Detroit Pistons over the past few weeks to discuss their vacant head coach position. Beilein’s tweet read: I love the University of Michigan

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Tim Miles receives Contract Extension at Nebraska

Nebraska Athletic Director Bill Moos announced Tuesday a one-year contract extension for Head Men’s Basketball Coach Tim Miles. With the addition of a year to his current deal, Miles is now under contract at Nebraska through the 2020-21 season. Miles coached Nebraska to one of the best seasons in school history in 2017-18. The Huskers

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