Providence College President Reverend Brian J. Shanley, O.P. and Vice President/Athletics Director Bob Driscoll announced today that Ed Cooley has agreed to a multi-year contract extension to remain head coach of the men’s basketball program. As a result, Cooley has withdrawn his name from consideration in the job search at the University of Michigan. “While
Following up on a story we’ve been following all morning. The Cleveland Cavaliers have now made it official – John Beilein is their new head coach. The Cavs released the following statement announcing the hiring: The Cleveland Cavaliers today announced that University of Michigan Head Coach John Beilein and the team have agreed to terms
Chris Holtmann, head coach of the Buckeyes, announced Monday the hiring of Jake Diebler, who most recently was an assistant coach at Vanderbilt, to the Ohio State staff as an assistant coach. Diebler replaces Mike Schrage, who recently was named head coach at Elon University. “We are excited about the addition of Jake Diebler to
The University of Minnesota has agreed to a two-year contract extension with head men’s basketball coach Richard Pitino. The agreement is subject to Board of Regents approval. “My family and I have loved living in the Twin Cities the last six years,” said Pitino. “We have met so many wonderful, supportive people. It’s an honor
Nebraska Athletic Director Bill Moos announced today that the University of Nebraska will search for a new head coach for its men’s basketball program. The decision to end Head Coach Tim Miles’ employment came after consulting with University leaders, and Moos has begun the process to find the next head coach of the men’s basketball
Tim Miles is out as the head basketball coach at Nebraska. He had been the Cornhuskers head coach since 2012 and has compiled a 116-114 (52-76 BIG) record at the school. Nebraska wrapped up this season with a 19-17 (6-14 B1G) record, and advanced to the second round of the NIT. An official announcement is
The Big Ten office issued a public reprimand of Iowa men’s basketball head coach Fran McCaffery for violating the Big Ten Sportsmanship Policy following Iowa’s game against Ohio State on Feb. 26. The Big Ten supports the University of Iowa’s two game suspension of Coach McCaffery announced on Wednesday. In addition, the conference announced that
A few things out of the Big Ten… Nebraska: Huskers AD Bill Moos gave a vote of support t head basketball coach Tim Miles on Wednesday night. During his monthly appearance on the “Husker Sports Nightly”, Moos said that he supports Miles, and will not make a decision regarding his future until after the season.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Penn State has suspended basketball coach Patrick Chambers for one game for shoving a player during a timeout Thursday night in a loss at No. 2 Michigan Midway through the first half in the 68-55 loss, the ESPN broadcast showed footage of a fired-up Chambers in a huddle, reaching out
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,”
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.,
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.