Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) Following-up on my cryptic TWEET from early this morning…I can confirm that the University of New Hampshire will hire former Bucknell head coach Nathan Davis as their new head coach. Davis, who departed Bucknell on March 2nd to “pursue other opportunities”, went 129-115 (.529) in his eight seasons with the Bison.
One of the catalysts of some of Bucknell’s all-time greatest men’s basketball teams is returning home. John Griffin III, a 2008 Bucknell graduate, has been selected as the 22nd head coach of the Bison men’s basketball program, director of athletics and recreation Jermaine Truax announced today. Griffin, who has spent the last four seasons as associate
Bucknell director of athletics & recreation Jermaine Truax announced on Thursday that Nathan Davis will be pursuing other opportunities after eight seasons as head coach of the men’s basketball program. “I want to thank Nathan for his contributions to the Bucknell men’s basketball program over the last eight seasons,” said Truax. “I am grateful for the positive
Branden McDonald, formerly an assistant coach at Northern Illinois, Towson, Manhattan, and Pittsburgh, is the newest member of the Bucknell men’s basketball coaching staff, head coach Nathan Davis announced. “I am excited to welcome Branden to the program and the Bison basketball family,” said Davis. “Branden brings tremendous experience from quality programs in all aspects of basketball coaching,
Paul Harrison, an assistant coach on Nathan Davis’ staff since April 2015, has been promoted to associate head coach, Davis announced. Harrison has helped Bucknell raise banners in each of his first four seasons in Lewisburg. “Coach Harrison has been an integral part of every aspect of our program over the last four years,” said Davis.
Former Lebanon Valley men’s basketball standout Joe Meehan `12 was named the Manager of Basketball Operations of Bucknell’s men’s basketball program late last month. Meehan takes over at Bucknell after a two-year stint as an assistant coach at Randolph-Macon. During his time there, the Yellow Jackets tied a program record by winning 28 games this
Finally back from vacation – a bunch of things to catch-up on… It sounds like new George Mason head coach Dave Paulsen will add Duane Simpkins and Dane Fischer to his staff. Simpkins, who played at Maryland, was at UNCG for the past three seasons. Fischer had been with Paulsen at both Bucknell and Williams.
New Bucknell head men’s basketball coach Nathan Davis has rounded out his coaching staff for the coming season, and two of the three assistant coaches will be familiar names to Bison fans. Paul Harrison, the head coach at Division II Clayton State University for the past two seasons and formerly an assistant at College of
Our “Bucknell Dirt” from earlier tonight has now been confirmed – Nathan Davis is the new head coach at Bucknell. Randolph-Macon just released the folowing: Randolph-Macon head basketball coach Nathan Davis has resigned to accept the head coaching position at Bucknell University. Davis guided the Yellow Jackets through the most successful six-year stretch in program history.
I have heard from multiple sources that Randolph-Macon head coach Nathan Davis is now the leader at Bucknell. One source who has gone so far to say that the team has already been told that Davis is the choice. Davis was an assistant at Bucknell for five seasons in the mid-90’s under Pat Flannery. He
I have heard from multiple sources over the past 24 hours that the Bucknell search has been narrowed down to 5-6 candidates. It sounds like interviews will wrap up this week, and a decision could be made by Friday. The names that I’ve heard are: Jamion Christian – Head Coach Mount St. Mary’s. Has been
Busy day so far today – here’s Round II of the Dirt… I have now heard from multiple sources that Lander University (SC) head coach Jeff Burkhamer is the leader for West Florida. He has been the head coach at Lander since 2009, and was also the head coach at Armstrong (GA). Sounds like we