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Minnesota Basketball Staff Update

University of Minnesota men’s basketball coach Ben Johnson, whose contract is subject to Board of Regents approval, announced two additions to his staff today in assistant coaches Dave Thorson and Jason Kemp.  “I am thrilled to add Dave and Jason to our staff,” said Johnson. “These are two exceptional coaches who have strong connections to

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Dane Fife added to Indiana Basketball Staff

Indiana University men’s basketball coach Mike Woodson has announced that former Hoosier player and assistant coach Dane Fife will return to his alma mater and rejoin the IU staff.  The Clarkston, Michigan native is back after spending the last 10 seasons on Tom Izzo’s staff at Michigan State, the last three as Associate Head Coach. “Dane

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OFFICIAL: Woodson named Head Coach at Indiana, Matta joins staff

 Indiana University Vice President and Director of Athletics Scott Dolson has named former Hoosier All-American and Indianapolis native Mike Woodson as the 30th head coach in the men’s basketball program’s history.  Woodson returns to the Bloomington campus with vast experiences and knowledge after playing in the NBA for 11 seasons beginning in 1980 and serving as a coach in the league

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REPORT: Matta to join Woodson at Indiana

The Mike Woodson to Indiana news keeps developing…. According to a TWEET from the Indy Star’s Gregg Doyel, former Ohio State head coach Thad Matta will join Mike Woodson’s staff at Indiana as the Associate Athletic Director for Men’s Basketball Administration. In addition to his time at OSU, Matta also served as the head coach

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OFFICIAL: Minnesota fires Richard Pitino

University of Minnesota Athletics Director Mark Coyle announced this evening that the University has parted ways with men’s basketball coach Richard Pitino.  Statement from Mark Coyle “I recently met with Richard and told him that we were moving in a different direction. Richard is a tremendous person and coach, and I want to thank him,

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Iowa’s McCaffery Receives Contract Extension

University of Iowa head men’s basketball coach Fran McCaffery has signed a four-year extension to his current contract. The agreement was announced today by Henry B. and Patricia B. Tippie Director of Athletics Chair Gary Barta. McCaffery is now signed through the 2027-28 competitive season. His base salary remains unchanged for the next two seasons,

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Indiana fires Archie Miller

Statement from Indiana University Vice President and Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Scott Dolson: “As the Director of Athletics, I wanted to wait until the conclusion of the season before evaluating the leadership of our men’s basketball program. In the days following the completion of our season in the Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament, I have

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REPORT: Shrewsberry to be hired at Penn State

According to a tweet this morning by Stadium’s Jeff Goodman, Penn State will name Purdue associate head coach Micah Shrewsberry as their new head basketball coach. Shrewsberry has been on Matt Painter’s staff for the past two seasons, and was an assistant with the Boston Celtics from 2013-19. He also spent 2011-13 at Purdue before

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