Big Ten

HOT: Greg Gard Named Head Coach at Wisconsin

As the wins piled up through the month of February, the refrain around the Wisconsin men’s basketball program changed from “who” to “when?” The question became less about who would lead the Badgers on a full-time basis, but when that decision would become official. On Monday, it did. After the University of Wisconsin Board of

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HOT: Groce Safe at Illinois

By The Associated Press CHAMPAIGN — On the same day new University of Illinois athletic director Josh Whitman fired football coach Bill Cubit, he issued a vote of confidence in men’s basketball coach John Groce, praising his leadership and making clear he will continue in the position. Whitman fired Cubit on Saturday, saying the program

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OFFICIAL: Howard Moore Named Assistant at Wisconsin

  Following-up on a rumor from earlier today… Former University of Illinois-Chicago head coach and former Wisconsin assistant coach Howard Moore has been added to the Wisconsin men’s basketball coaching staff and will return to Madison, as announced by interim head coach Greg Gard on Tuesday. Moore, a 16-year collegiate coaching veteran, returns to his

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Rutgers Staff Update

HoopDirt.com news sponsored by Dr. Dish Rutgers Head Men’s Basketball Coach Eddie Jordan today announced changes to the Scarlet Knights’ coaching staff. Mike O’Koren will transition to senior advisor, Dalip Bhatia will serve as assistant coach and Corky McMullen has been promoted to director of basketball operations. “It is integral for a coach to not

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Maryland Dirt…

I can confirm that Maryland will hire Mark Bialkoski as their new video coordinator.  He had spent the previous three seasons working for Alan Major as the Director of Basketball Operations at Charlotte.  He also worked at Charlotte as a graduate manager and program assistant before that.  Expect the official announcement shortly. Also, a quick note on

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Brett Burman Named DBO at Indiana

HoopDirt.com news sponsored by Dr. Dish Boasting a variety of experiences in the NBA and major college basketball, Indiana Head Coach Tom Crean has tabbed Brett Burman as the program’s Director of Operations. He joins the Hoosiers after spending a season in a similar role at the University of Tulsa. “I like to have somebody

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Minnesota Extends Richard Pitino

HoopDirt.com news sponsored by Dr. Dish Gopher Athletics today announced that the University of Minnesota has agreed to new contract terms for three of the athletic department’s head coaches – men’s basketball coach Richard Pitino, women’s basketball coach Marlene Stollings and softball coach Jessica Allister. We’re excited to announce new contract agreements for Richard, Marlene

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