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Daily News & Notes – 12/22/20

Daily news and notes from around the college basketball coaching world… Former Penn State head coach Pat Chambers spoke publicly for the first time since he “resigned” back in October. Chambers appeared on a podcast hosted by two current Penn State players, telling the duo “I learned I’ve got to be more mindful with words,

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Daily Dirt – 4/5/18

Some things that I’ve heard while waiting for the Red Sox home opener… Fresno State’s hiring of Justin Hutson is expected to be made official later today. Hutson has been the associate head coach at San Diego State for the past five seasons. The Bakersfield native has also been an assistant at Cal Poly. It

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BREAKING: UNC Charlotte Fires Head Basketball Coach Mark Price

UNC Charlotte Chancellor Dr. Philip Dubois and Director of Athletics Judy Rose, today, announced that third-year head men’s basketball coach Mark Price has been released from his contract, effective immediately. “Mark and (his wife) Laura have dedicated time and energy to strengthen our men’s basketball program,” Dubois said.  “It’s always difficult to part ways with

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Daily Dirt – 6/22/15

Two quick hitters to start off the week… I can confrim that new Charlotte head coach Mark Price will hire former UNC player Jackson Simmons as a graduate assistant.  Simmons wrapped up his career as a Tar Heel this past season where he appeared in 115 games for Roy Williams since 2011. Jamestown CC (NY)

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Virginia Dirt…

I can confirm that Virginia head coach Tony Bennett will hire former Charlotte assistant Orlando Vandross in an administrative role.  It sounds like the title will be something along the lines of recruiting coordinator and player development assistant.  Vandross was on Alan Major’s staff at Charlotte for the past five seasons, and was not retained

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