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HoopDirt.com Daily News – 2/8/18

HoopDirt.com’s Daily News from the college basketball coaching world… James Madison University has postponed its home basketball game against UNCW on Thursday, Feb. 8, and its away game against Elon on Saturday, Feb. 10. The games are being postponed due to suspected cases of mumps affecting the team and due to concerns for potential exposure

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HoopDirt.com Daily News – 1/26/18

HoopDirt.com’s Daily News from the college basketball coaching world… USC has officially fired associate head coach Tony Bland in the aftermath of his arrest last fall in the college basketball bribery and corruption probe, his attorney told The Los Angeles Times. Jeffrey Lichtman, Bland’s New York-based attorney, said USC cut ties with the coach last

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HoopDirt.com Daily News – 1/18/18

HoopDirt.com’s Daily News from the college basketball coaching world… Former Baruch College head coach Machli Joseph admitted Wednesday to siphoning $700,000 meant for the school’s athletic department, authorities said. Joseph, 43, pleaded guilty to embezzlement and misapplication. The onetime basketball coach, who worked in the college’s athletic department from 2002 to 2016, repeatedly rented gym

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HoopDirt.com Daily News – 1/9/18

HoopDirt.com’s Daily News from the college basketball coaching world… Kentucky associate head coach Kenny Payne is getting some strong support for the Louisville job. In a recent article by Rick Bozich on WDRB.com, former Cardinal standouts Pervis Ellison and Billy Thompson give Payne (a Louisville alum) their endorsement. Also, Hall of Fame coach Larry Brown

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Painter Announces Basketball Staff Additions at Purdue

Purdue men’s basketball head coach Matt Painter has announced the additions of Andrew McClatchey, Joey Brooks and D.J. Byrd to the Boilermakers’ support staff. McClatchey will serve in the newly-created analyst position, while Brooks and Byrd will be graduate assistants. “We are excited to have Andrew, Joey and D.J., all join our staff in their

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Michigan Basketball Staff Update

Following up on the moves that HoopDirt.com has been reporting over the past few weeks. It’s now been made official that University of Michigan men’s basketball head coach John Beilein has added Luke Yaklich and DeAndre Haynes as assistant coaches, and elevated of Chris Hunter to U-M’s director of basketball operations. Yaklich and Haynes both

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