Billy Gillispie

Former Texas A&M standout joins Tarleton MBB staff

Tarleton men’s basketball head coach Billy Gillispie has announced the addition of Joseph Jones as an assistant coach for the rest of the 2020-21 season. Jones, a professional basketball player for the last 13 years and currently signed in Puerto Rico, comes to Tarleton as one of Gillispie’s former standout players at Texas A&M where he

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WAC DIRT: Shield departs Tarleton Staff

Tarleton State assistant coach Steve Shields has departed the men’s basketball staff. The coaching veteran was in his first season at with Billy Gillispie at Tarleton. Shields, who was the head coach at the University of Arkansas Little Rock from 2003-15, will be returning to the area as he will become the Parks and Recreation

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Daily News – 12/2/20

Some news and notes from around the college basketball coaching world, with a little bonus DIRT at the end… UC RIverside head coach Mike Magpayo got win #1 as a head coach in last night’s 57-42 triumph over Washington. The win represents the first by both a Filipino and Asian DI head coach. It’s been a

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Veteran head coach Steve Shields joins Gillispie’s staff at Tarleton

30-year college basketball veteran and NCAA Tournament head coach Steve Shields has joined Billy Gillispie‘s staff as an assistant coach for Tarleton Men’s Basketball. Shields comes to Tarleton with over three decades of collegiate coaching experience, including 12 years as the head coach at University of Arkansas-Little Rock where he is the Trojans’ all-time winningest coach.

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Gillispie adds Shaw to Tarleton State staff

After seven years at Texas State, Jim Shaw has joined Billy Gillispie‘s staff as an assistant coach for Tarleton Men’s Basketball. Shaw reunites with his former coach, where he was once a graduate assistant at UTEP. Shaw brings 16 years of Division I experience on his resume, with other stops at Texas Tech and Nebraska. He

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Daily Dirt – 3/24/20

Here are a few things that I’ve heard… Tarleton State officially opened yesterday (but had been in the works for a while – teased it last week here). As TSU leaves the Lone Star Conference and transitions to DI (headed to the WAC), a bunch of names have already come up here. The one I

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HoopDirt Daily News – 12/21/17

HoopDirt.com’s Daily News from the college basketball coaching world… Auburn head coach Bruce Pearl gave an update on the ongoing FBI investigation into the men’s basketball program today. “There have been no substantive changes,” Pearl said. “There are obviously certain aspects of the investigation that are very private and we’re keeping them that way, but

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