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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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Daily News & Notes – 2/1/21

Today’s News & Notes from around the college basketball coaching world… Mixed messages from Kansas State AD Gene Taylor this weekend on the future of head coach Bruce Weber. Taylor told The Mercury on Saturday that “our intention” is for Weber to return next season. However, when speaking with Wichita Eagle on Sunday, Taylor said.

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Daily News & Notes – 1/19/21

Daily news and notes from around the college basketball coaching world… Twelve people in the University of Nebraska’s men’s basketball program, including head coach Fred Hoiberg, have reportedly tested positive for COVID-19. Hoiberg said, “I am experiencing symptoms, but my condition has improved over the last 24 hours. Our program has been hit hard over

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Daily News & Notes – 12/28/20

Today’s daily news and notes from round the college basketball coaching world…   The Villanova men’s basketball program has paused all team activities due to COVID-19 positive test results impacting Tier 1 staff members. Head Coach Jay Wright has tested positive for the virus and is in isolation per CDC guidelines while experiencing mild symptoms.

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Daily News & Notes – 12/22/20

Daily news and notes from around the college basketball coaching world… Former Penn State head coach Pat Chambers spoke publicly for the first time since he “resigned” back in October. Chambers appeared on a podcast hosted by two current Penn State players, telling the duo “I learned I’ve got to be more mindful with words,

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BREAKING: Penn State’s Chambers resigns

Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics Sandy Barbour accepted the resignation of head men’s basketball coach Pat Chambers today following an internal investigation of new allegations of inappropriate conduct by Chambers. The new allegations surfaced shortly after The Undefeated’s article and a review was conducted jointly by Penn State’s Affirmative Action and Athletics Integrity offices. Barbour named

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