Schrage Named Head Basketball Coach at Elon

Elon University Director of Athletics Dave Blank announced today the hiring of Mike Schrage as the 18th head men’s basketball coach in program history. Elon Athletics will introduce Schrage (pronounced “SHRAWG-ee”) to the community at a news conference on Monday, April 8, at 5:30 p.m. in the Robert V. Gill Room at Schar Center. The

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Mihalich Awarded Contract Extension at Hofstra

Hofstra University Director of Athletics Rick Cole Jr. announced today a contract extension for Pride Head Men’s Basketball Joe Mihalich. The new extension will take Mihalich through the 2023-24 season.  “We are thrilled to make today’s announcement about Coach Mihalich,” commented Cole Jr. “Joe has been a guiding force in the success of our men’s

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REPORT: Dane Fischer to William & Mary

Earlier this morning in the Daily Dirt, I mentioned George Mason assistant Dane Fischer as the leader at William & Mary. According to a report just posted by Jon Rothstein, it appears to be done, and Fischer will be hired as the new head basketball coach at W&M. Fischer has been at George Mason with

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Elon fires Head Basketball Coach Matt Matheny

Elon University Director of Athletics Dave Blank announced today that head men’s basketball coach Matt Matheny will not be retained. A national search for a new head men’s basketball coach will begin immediately. “I want to thank Matt for his leadership over the past 10 years,” Blank said. “He has been an excellent ambassador for Elon athletics and Phoenix

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Rowe to be retained at James Madison

Heading off any speculation of what the off season may bring for the James Madison men’s basketball program, Director of Athletics Jeff Bourne released the following statement today announcing his support for head coach Louis Rowe; JMU Nation,  As we sit in the heart of March Madness and with our spring sports fully in action,

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DI DIRT: Tony Shaver out at William & Mary

I can confirm that Tony Shaver has been released as the head basketball coach at William & Mary. He had been the head coach at W&M since 2003, and compiled a 226-268 record during his tenure. The Tribe finished 14-17 (10-8 CAA) this past season. UPDATE: Shaver has released the following statement:

UNC Wilmington Dirt…

UNC Wilmington has promoted Director of Basketball Operations Rob Burke to assistant coach. He replaces Joe Wolf who became the head coach of the Greensboro Swarm (NBA G-League) back on 9/10. Burke joined the UNCW staff back in 2015. Prior to that, he spent two seasons as the DBO at Georgia Southern. Burke has also

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James Madison Men’s Basketball Staff Update

Eric Wagenlander and former James Madison forward Ivan Lukic have joined the JMU Men’s Basketball staff as video coordinator and graduate assistant, respectively, for the 2018-19 season, as announced by Head Coach Louis Rowe on Wednesday afternoon. “We’re very excited to have Eric and Ivan join us heading into this season,” Rowe said. “They both

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