Western Kentucky head basketball coach Rick Stansbury will miss Thursday and Saturday’s games as he has back surgery Friday. Assistant coach Mark Hsu, who served as interim coach in Stansbury’s place last week, will continue in that role. He led the Hilltoppers to road wins at Rice and North Texas. With Stansbury out, director of
Andy Schmitt has joined the North Texas men’s basketball staff as the Director of Basketball Operations. He most recently spent one season at New Mexico State. His primary responsibilities for the Mean Green will be the day-to-day operations of the men’s basketball program and the team’s travel. In Schmitt’s year at New Mexico State, the Lobos
I can confirm that North Texas head coach Grant McCasland will hire Matt Braeuer as an assistant coach. Braeuer, who had most recently been an assistant at the College of Charleston, will replace James Miller who was hired at New Mexico State back in August. Braeuer had worked as the Director of Basketball Operations at
FIU Head Men’s Basketball Coach Jeremy Ballard announced on Wednesday the hiring of Zavier Anderson as assistant director of basketball operations. Anderson joins the Panthers after serving as director of basketball operations for the previous three seasons at Conference USA member UAB, and in the same capacity at The Citadel during the 2014-15 campaign. “The
Old Dominion University men’s basketball coach Jeff Jones announced Wednesday that he has had a recurrence of prostate cancer. Jones was initially diagnosed and treated for the disease in 2015. Jones learned of the relapse in the summer of 2017 and began treatment this summer to stall its progression. He said that neither the cancer
Old Dominion has signed Jeff Jones to a four-year contract that will keep the veteran basketball coach at the University at least through 2021-22. Jones received a raise of about $50,000 per year over the original deal he signed in 2014 and will be among the three highest-paid coaches in Conference USA, according to Dr.
Charlotte 49ers head men’s basketball coach Ron Sanchez has announced the hiring of Aaron Fearne (pronounced – Fern) as assistant coach. Fearne joins the 49ers coaching staff after spending the last nine years as head coach of the National Basketball League’s Cairns Taipans, which plays in Australia’s top professional league. “We are excited to have
Western Kentucky University men’s basketball head coach Rick Stansbury announced the hiring of Hennssy Auriantal as an assistant coach on his staff. “We’re happy to have Hennssy join our program,” Stansbury said. “He brings coaching and playing experience at the D-I level in all areas. Besides that, he’s a terrific person and has a beautiful
Southern Miss men’s basketball head coach Doc Sadler has announced the additions of Connor Wheeler (video coordinator) and Jeremy Tekulve (graduate assistant) to the staff for the 2018-19 season. “We’re very excited to hire someone with Connor’s experience and knowledge of video and the game of basketball,” Sadler said. “It is always good to be
Rice head basketball coach Scott Pera announced Tuesday morning that Van Green has been promoted to Assistant Coach. Green, who served as the Video Coordinator last year, takes over for Omar Mance, who became the Head Coach at Trevecca Nazarene. “I am excited to announce the promotion of Van Green to Assistant Coach,” said Pera.