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Bowling Green Basketball Staff Update

New Bowling Green head coach Todd Simon has begun to assemble his staff for the 2023-24 season. So far, he has brought three staffers from Southern Utah with him (click links for bios): Also listed on their roster are two holdovers from the previous staff: No word yet on the 3rd assistant.

REPORT: Todd Simon to Bowling Green

According to a Pete Thamel report, Southern Utah head coach Todd Simon is expected to reach a deal with Bowling Green to become their new head basketball coach. Simon has been at SUU for the past seven seasons where he has gone 118-106 (.527). Simon has led the Thunderbirds to three straight 20+ win seasons.

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BREAKING: Huger out at Bowling Green

Bowling Green has released the following statement on the termination of head men’s basketball coach Michael Huger: On behalf of BGSU Athletics, Derek van der Merwe, director of athletics, issued the following statement regarding the termination of Michael Huger’s contract:   “We are extremely appreciative of Coach Michael Huger’s contributions and commitment to Men’s Basketball at Bowling Green State University

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Daily Dirt – 7/16/21

Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) Catching-up on a bunch of things… I have heard that Bowling Green will name Nick Korta as their new Video Coordinator. He was most recently a graduate assistant at Florida State, and worked as a manager at Cleveland State before that. Jon Iati has joined the basketball staff at UMass-Lowell. The

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Daily Dirt – 6/16/20

Today’s edition of the Daily Dirt… Bowling Green assistant Anthony Stacey is headed to the high school level, and will become the head coach at Whitmer HS (OH) as first reported by the Toledo Blade. Stacey, the all-time leading scorer at BGSU, has been on Michael Huger’s staff since 2015. He had previously served as

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Bowling Green adds alum to MBB staff

The Bowling Green State University men’s basketball program and head coach Michael Huger have announced the hiring of Steve Wright as assistant men’s basketball coach. Wright, a 2006 BGSU graduate and three-year starter at point guard, returns to Bowling Green with strong Ohio ties and a combined 15 years of experience as a professional athlete

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OFFICIAL: Huger Named Head Coach at Bowling Green

Bowling Green State University has tabbed one of its own to take over the reins of the men’s basketball program as 1994 BGSU graduate Michael Huger has been named the 17th head men’s basketball coach, it was announced today by BGSU Director of Athletics D. Christopher Kingston. Huger will be introduced at a Friday press

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Bowling Green Dirt…

Pretty interesting search going on at Bowling Green as AD Chris Kingston scrambles to replace recently fired head coach Chris Jans.  I’ve talked to a bunch of people surrounding this one, and keep getting the same names – all Big Ten assistants plus one internal candidate.  I have not heard of any current head coaches mentioned at

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Chris Jans Issues Statement

Former Bowling Green head coach Chris Jans issued an apology today following an incident that led to his dismissal.  The statement reads as follows: “On March 21st I made a mistake for which I sincerely apologize. After our final loss of the season I went to a bar to be amongst friends, became intoxicated and

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BREAKING: Jans fired for conduct at Bowling Green

Bowling Green State University has terminated the employment of Men’s Head Basketball Coach Chris Jans. Jans was terminated following an investigation into his recent public conduct. The University concluded that Jans’ public conduct failed to meet his obligations as a head coach and the expectations that BGSU Athletics has for its coaches. The University will

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