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College of Charleston Basketball Staff Update

Head Coach Pat Kelsey has hired and announced his men’s basketball coaching staff at College of Charleston. Joining Kelsey from Winthrop University is Associate Head Coach Dave Davis, Assistant Coach Brian Kloman, Assistant Coach Justin Gray, Director of Sports Performance Eli Foy, Director of Basketball Operations Zack Freesman and Video Coordinator Bret Anthis. All previously helped the

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Claxton named Head Basketball Coach at Hofstra

Past. Present. Future. That is what defines Speedy Claxton and his relationship with the Hofstra men’s basketball program.  During his spectacular playing career, he lifted the Pride to the NCAA Tournament. Over the last eight years as a member of the coaching staff, he helped guide the team back to the top of the conference.

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Hofstra opens as Mihalich steps away from coaching

Hofstra University Vice President and Director of Athletics Rick Cole Jr. announced today that Head Men’s Basketball Coach Joe Mihalich will transition to a new role within the department and serve as a special advisor to the director of athletics.  “Coach Mihalich has been an incredible leader, educator, and steward of our men’s basketball program

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Daily News & Notes – 1/28/21

Today’s Daily News & Notes from around the college basketball coaching world… With Coaches vs. Cancer Suits And Sneakers Week being in full swing, here’s a great tribute to former Muskingum University head coach Gene Ford, who passed away after a battle with cancer back in 2019. His sons, Stony Brook head coach Geno Ford,

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Dakich joins Elon Men’s Basketball staff

Andrew Dakich has joined the Elon University Men’s Basketball staff as the Director of Basketball Operations. He had spent the past three seasons as a part of the Ohio State men’s basketball family where Elon Head Coach Mike Schrage served as an assistant coach. Dakich finished his collegiate career with Ohio State in 2017-2018 where

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HOT: Mihalich to take temporary leave at Hofstra

Hofstra University Head Men’s Basketball Coach Joe Mihalich will be taking a temporary medical leave from his head coaching responsibilities. “We wish Coach Mihalich well during this time and look forward to his return soon,” commented Hofstra Vice President and Director of Athletics Rick Cole Jr. Associate Head Coach Mike Farrelly will serve as the

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Ponder named DBO at UNCW

Craig Ponder, who already owns UNCW’s record for games played in men’s basketball with 130 appearances from 2011-16, will return to the Seahawk bench at Trask Coliseum this season. Head Coach Takayo Siddle on Friday announced that Ponder has been appointed as Director of Basketball Operations for his new staff. Ponder becomes the 11th person

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OFFICIAL: Sanders named assistant at UNCW

Following-up on something that I mentioned in today’s DAILY DIRT. Here’s the official release from UNCW: Monty Sanders, a former standout at Elon and experienced recruiter and assistant coach, has joined head men’s basketball coach Takayo Siddle‘s new staff at UNCW. The addition of Sanders completes the on-the-floor coaching staff for the newly-hired Siddle. He joins

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Daily Dirt – 4/8/20

Some mid-week dirt… Following up on my tweet from yesterday…I can confirm that Western Carolina associate head coach Monty Sanders is headed to UNCW. He had been at WCU for the last two seasons, but had spent eight years before that in the CAA at his alma mater Elon. The official announcement is expected by

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OFFICIAL: Hackert named Assistant Coach at UNCW

Mentioned this one in yesterday’s Daily Dirt – it’s now official…. Travis Hackert, a member of Kevin Keatts’ staff during UNCW’s successful run in the Colonial Athletic Association from 2014-17, is returning to the Port City as an assistant men’s basketball coach. Hackert will serve as an assistant coach for new Seahawk skipper Takayo Siddle after

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