Boston College

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

Continue Reading →

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

Continue Reading →

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

Continue Reading →

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

Continue Reading →

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.

Continue Reading →

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

Continue Reading →

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

Continue Reading →

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.

BREAKING: BC fires Jim Christian

Boston College William V. Campbell Director of Athletics Pat Kraft announced today that head men’s basketball coach Jim Christian has been relieved of his duties effective immediately. Christian finishes his seven-year tenure at Boston College with an overall record of 78-132 (.371), including an ACC mark of 26-94 (.217).  “I know that Jim gave everything that he had into leading

Continue Reading →