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Daily Dirt – 8/31/20

Crazy that this is the last day of August already. Very curious to see what September brings for college basketball. Here are a few things that I’ve heard over the last couple of days… A few high major graduate assistant hirings: I have heard that Stephen Rodgers has been hired as a GA at Florida

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Bryant Men’s Basketball Staff Update

Bryant University men’s basketball head coach Jared Grasso finalized his coaching staff for the 2020-21 season on Tuesday afternoon. Grasso announced the promotion of Phil Martelli Jr. to the role of Associate Head Coach and the promotion of Eamonn Mahar to Assistant Coach. He also welcomes Luke St. Lifer back as the Director of Basketball

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Bryant University Basketball Staff Update

Bryant University head men’s basketball coach Jared Grasso has completed his staff for the 2018-19 season with the hiring of assistant coach Chris Cole and director of basketball operations Eamonn Mahar. Cole arrives in Smithfield after spending the last five seasons as the head coach of Rock Creek Christian Academy in Maryland. Rock Creek recorded

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Bryant Dirt…

I can confirm that Eamonn Mahar has been added as the Director of Basketball Operations on Jared Grasso’s new staff at Bryant. Mahar spent last season as a graduate manager at Iona where he and Grasso worked together. Before joining the Iona staff prior to last season, Mahar had worked as a runner for the

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Brock Erickson joins Bryant staff as associate head coach

Bryant University head men’s basketball coach Jared Grasso has announced the hiring of Brock Erickson as the Bulldogs’ new associate head coach. “Brock is one of the hardest-working assistant coaches in the country,” said Grasso. “His recruiting connections, work ethic and loyalty will help us greatly as we try to build a championship culture here

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REPORT: Bryant to Hire Iona’s Jared Grasso

Iona associate head coach Jared Grasso will become the next head coach at Bryant University according to multiple reports. Grasso just wrapped up his seventh season on Tim Cluess’ staff. Prior to Iona, Grasso spent four years at Fordham University in the Bronx. In 2009-10, Grasso was named interim head men’s basketball coach for the

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Daily Dirt – 3/5/18

This is going to be a busy week. Here are a few things that I’ve heard… Missouri State is moving quickly in their search to replace Paul Lusk. I can confirm that no search firm will be used, instead AD Kyle Moats will chair a six person committee which includes MSU staff, faculty, and community

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JUCO DIRT: Pratt CC Hires Former DI Head Coach

HoopDirt.com can confirm that Pratt CC (KS) has hired Max Good as the new head men’s basketball coach. He will replace Jesse Shaw who resigned back in March. Good has been the head coach at Eastern Kentucky (1981-89), UNLV (2000-01), Bryant (2001-08), and Loyola Marymount (2009-14). The veteran head coach has garnered many awards during

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Chris Burns’ Story…

USA Today published Bryant University assistant coach Chris Burns’ story earlier this morning.  Burns has now become the first openly gay DI men’s basketball head or assistant coach.  It is a very powerful story, and definitely one worth reading.  The full story can be found here:  A Coach Comes Out of The Closet. Additionally, Burns and Bryant

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