Earl Grant, The Clement and Elizabeth Izzi Family Head Men’s Basketball Coach at Boston College, has announced several new staff additions and a promotion ahead of the 2022-23 season. Adam Walsh joins the staff as the director of basketball operations. Walsh comes to Boston College from Shenendowa University, where he served as head coach of
OFFICIAL: Markwood named Head Basketball Coach at Maine
Chris Markwood (’05) has been named the 23rd head men’s basketball coach at the University of Maine, Director of Athletics Ken Ralph announced on March 21. “Coach Markwood is everything we could hope for in a men’s basketball coach,” Ralph says. “He is a Maine native, a UMaine alum, a former Black Bear captain, and a long-tenured, successful
REPORT: BC’s Markwood headed to Maine
Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) According to a TWEET by Jon Rothstein, Boston College assistant Chris Markwood will become the next head coach at Maine. Markwood is a Maine native who was the 2000 Maine Gatorade Player of the Year at South Portland HS. Last season was his first at BC after stints as an assistant
Barros joins BC MBB staff as Consultant
The Boston College Athletics Department announced that Varsity Club Hall of Famer and former NBA standout guard Dana Barros has joined the men’s basketball program as a consultant. In this new role, Barros will assist with alumni engagement and stewardship with Boston College season ticket holders and key donors, while helping head coach Earl Grant
Molinari Named Assistant Coach at Boston College
Veteran college basketball coach Jim Molinari will join Earl Grant‘s staff at Boston College. Molinari spent the previous two seasons as an assistant coach at Oklahoma, serving as a key member of Lon Kruger’s staff that advanced to the round of 32 in the 2021 NCAA Tournament. During his time in Norman, he was instrumental
OFFICIAL: Goins added to BC Basketball Staff
This one has been out there for a while. Boston College has finally made it official: Anthony Goins joins Earl Grant‘s staff at Boston College as an assistant coach. Goins arrives in Chestnut Hill after spending the last two seasons in a similar role at Clemson. “We are excited to have Anthony on our staff,” Grant said.
SATURDAY EDITION: Daily Dirt – 3/27/21
A very quick Saturday edition of the Daily Dirt… I’ve heard from multiple sources that the hot name right now at UTRGV is Austin Peay head coach Matt Figger. It sounds like he was on campus this week. More on this one as I hear it. The Kenny Payne to DePaul rumors are getting more
OFFICIAL: Grant named Head Basketball Coach at Boston College
William V. Campbell Director of Athletics Pat Kraft has named Earl Grant as The Clement and Elizabeth Izzi Family Head Men’s Basketball Coach at Boston College. Grant brings an impressive track record to BC after he turned the College of Charleston men’s basketball program into a consistent championship contender in the Colonial Athletic Association. Under Grant’s
REPORT: Boston College to hire C of C’s Earl Grant
According to multiple reports, including one from Jon Rothstein, Boston College will hire Earl Grant as their new head basketball coach. Grant led C of C to a 9-10 (6-4 CAA) record this past season. In seven seasons, he has compiled a 127-89 (.588) overall mark. He has ACC experience, spending four seasons as an
Daily Dirt: D1 Search Updates – 3/11/21
Catching-up on a bunch of search updates – just quick hitters…. Boston College: Cleveland State’s Dennis Gates (his wife is the senior associate AD at BC) is the leader. Purdue’s Micah Shrewsberry (former Celtics assistant) in the hunt. Current non-power 6 head coach with big time pedigree is lurking. Nothing will happen until Cleveland State’s
Boston College Men’s Basketball Coaching Search Odds
Here are VERY early opening odds on the search at Boston College. This is a very important search for new Eagles AD Pat Kraft. He has brought on Bob Beaudine from Eastman + Beaudine to help with this one. Opening odds are high because there is no legit info coming out of Chestnut Hill yet.
Search Firm Update
Here’s who I have heard has the following searches: Boston College: Bob Beaudine / Eastman & Beaudine Fordham: Glenn Sugiyama / DHR International Northern Ilinois: Daniel Parker / Parker Executive Search Penn State: TurnkeyZRG The 2021 College Basketball Coaching Changes Tracker can be found HERE.