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Fennell named Assistant Basketball Coach at BYU

BYU men’s basketball head coach Mark Pope has announced the hiring of Kahil Fennell as the program’s new assistant coach. “With our last year in the WCC and our subsequent move into the Big 12, it’s an incredible time for BYU basketball,” Pope said. “We have had a historic three-year run and we are determined

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Daily News & Notes – 1/19/21

Daily news and notes from around the college basketball coaching world… Twelve people in the University of Nebraska’s men’s basketball program, including head coach Fred Hoiberg, have reportedly tested positive for COVID-19. Hoiberg said, “I am experiencing symptoms, but my condition has improved over the last 24 hours. Our program has been hit hard over

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Daily News & Notes – 1/5/21

Today’s Daily News and Notes from around the college basketball coaching world… Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski will miss Wednesday’s game vs. Boston College as he self-isolates. Krzyzewski said that a member of his family tested positive for COVID-19 which has forced he and his wife, Mickie, to quarantine. Both have tested negative for the virus. More

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Daily News & Notes – 1/4/21

Happy New Year! Here is 2021’s first installment of the Daily News & Notes from though out the college basketball coaching world… Kentucky’s John Calipari got ejected Saturday night in a game that saw the Wildcats snap a 6-game losing streak with a 2OT win at Mississippi State. According to ESPN, Calipari said he didn’t

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BYU’s Pope receives contract extension

BYU Director of Athletics Tom Holmoe announced today a contract extension has been finalized for BYU head men’s basketball coach Mark Pope that extends through the 2026-27 season. “Mark is a proven leader and a builder of strong teams that will continue to represent BYU well,” Holmoe said. “His unique abilities to recruit, develop and

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BYU Basketball Staff Update

BYU head men’s basketball coach Mark Pope announced his coaching staff today naming Cody Fueger, Chris Burgess and Nick Robinson as assistant coaches. “I couldn’t be more excited about having put together this staff,” Pope says. “This group is so capable and they check every box that I require of my assistant coaches: they’re loyal,

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OFFICIAL: Pope Named Head Basketball Coach at BYU

Brigham Young University director of athletics Tom Holmoe today announced Mark Pope has been hired as head men’s basketball coach at BYU. Pope comes to Provo after serving as head coach at Utah Valley University for the last four seasons. “We are excited to announce Mark as our new head men’s basketball coach and welcome

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REPORT: Mark Pope to BYU

According to a report by Desert News, BYU will hire Utah Valley’s Mark Pope as their new head basketball coach. Pope, who has been at UVU for the past four seasons, was an assistant at BYU under Dave Rose from 2011-2015. He is 77-56 during his tenure at UVU, and has increased his win total

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Daily Dirt – 4/1/19

Some things to kick off the week… I have heard from multiple sources that Austin Peay assistant coach Rick Cabrera will interview at Tennessee Tech today. Cabrera is a TTU alum who just wrapped up his second season at APSU. He served as an assistant at Tennessee Tech from 2012-17, and also worked at Chattanooga.

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Daily Dirt – 3/27/19

Still recovering after a crazy day yesterday (RECAP). A few things to kick today off… South Dakota State head coach T.J. Otzelberger is gaining momentum at UNLV. He’s has three very successful seasons with the Jackrabbits, going 70-33 with two Summit League Championships. Fogler is running this search. VERY early names at BYU: Mark Pope

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OFFICIAL: BYU’s Dave Rose Retires

BYU men’s basketball Dave Rose today announced he is retiring from coaching at BYU after 22 years, including 14 seasons as head coach. Rose served as an assistant coach on Steve Cleveland’s staff from 1997-2005, before taking over the program prior to the 2005-06 season. “Thirty-six years, thirty-six years I’ve been doing this,” Rose said

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