Western Kentucky’s Stansbury resigns

 Rick Stansbury will not be returning as WKU’s head men’s basketball coach.  “After giving this much thought, I have made the decision that I need to step away as head coach at Western Kentucky,” said Stansbury. “This past season has been a challenging one, and I need some time to step away from things and focus

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UTEP Basketball Staff Update

Bryen Spriggs (former chief of staff) has been promoted to an assistant coach while Austin Cox (chief of staff), Brandon Decker (strength and conditioning coach) and Rian Stubbs (special assistant to the head coach) are joining the UTEP men’s basketball program, head coach Joe Golding announced Wednesday. Spriggs was with the Miners during the 2021-22 season, helping them achieve plenty of success. UTEP picked up its

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Southern Miss Basketball Staff Update

Southern Miss men’s basketball head coach Jay Ladner announced the additions of Juan Cardona and Nick Williams to his staff.  “I am very excited that Juan [Cardona] and Nick [Williams] have joined our staff,” Ladner said. “They both bring a passion for working with young men and have hit the ground running in putting together this year’s

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Louisiana Tech adds Hines as Assistant Basketball Coach

Louisiana Tech Men’s Basketball head coach Talvin Hester announced Tuesday that Winston Hines will be joining the Bulldog coaching staff as an assistant coach. Hines brings 13 years of collegiate coaching experience to Ruston, having recently spent five seasons as an assistant coach at nearby Grambling State. “Winston Hines is unique for this job in that he has been in the state

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Southern Miss issues statement on status of head coach Jay Ladner

Southern Miss AD Jeremy McClain issued the following statement on the status of head men’s basketball coach Jay Ladner: Ladner has struggled during his tenure at Southern Miss, compiling a 24-65 (.270) record over his three years. This past season, Southern Miss finished 7-26 (1-17) C-USA, but did win a first round C-USA tournament game.

FIU promotes Anderson to Assistant Coach

FIU men’s basketball head coach Jeremy Ballard announced the promotion of Zavier Anderson to assistant coach on Friday. Anderson previously served as the program’s video coordinator from 2018-21. “I am absolutely thrilled to announce the promotion of Zavier Anderson to the role of assistant coach,” Ballard said. “Zay has been a trusted and invaluable member

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Louisiana Tech Extends Konkol through 2025-26

Louisiana Tech VP and Director of Athletics Eric Wood announced today that reigning Conference USA Coach of the Year Eric Konkol has signed a contract extension through the 2025-26 season. The contract extension is pending the approval by the Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System. Konkol’s new contract agreement comes on the

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Rice extends Pera through 2023-24

After a season that saw Rice Men’s Basketball win 15 games and advance to the quarterfinals of the Conference USA Tournament, Rice Director of Athletics Joe Karlgaard has announced that men’s basketball coach Scott Pera has agreed to an extension that will run through the 2023-24 season. “The future of Rice men’s basketball is bright,” said

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Shaw added to North Texas MBB staff as DBO

The 2021 Conference USA champion North Texas men’s basketball team has added Andre Shaw to its staff as the Director of Basketball Operations. A well-respected player developmental coach, Shaw joins the Mean Green with nearly 10 years of coaching experience at the Division II and junior college level. In his current role with UNT, Shaw

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