Texas Tech Head Men’s Basketball Coach Chris Beard announced the hiring of Tim MacAllister as the program’s Chief of Staff. MacAllister will assist in many aspects of the program. MacAllister comes to Lubbock after working for some of the nation’s premier basketball coaches, with his most recent stop being at Creighton, where he had a
Texas Tech men’s basketball head coach Chris Beard has hired Glynn Cyprien as an assistant coach announced Monday. Cyprien, widely considered as one of the top coaches and top recruiters in the country, possesses nearly three decades of experience between the NBA, the NBA G League, the NCAA Division I and the Junior Olympic levels.
Texas Tech men’s basketball head coach Chris Beard has elevated Brian Burg to assistant coach announced Tuesday. Burg, a tireless worker who is described as one of the nation’s top recruiters by his peers, fills the assistant coach position on staff left by Chris Ogden who was named UTA head coach last Friday. He has
Texas Tech Director of Athletics Kirby Hocutt and men’s basketball head coach Chris Beard have agreed on a new six-year contract announced Monday. The $19,050,000 contract over six years locks Beard up as head coach of the Red Raiders through the 2023-24 season. “Coach Beard continues to elevate Texas Tech basketball to a record level
HoopDirt.com’s Daily News from the college basketball coaching world… USC has officially fired associate head coach Tony Bland in the aftermath of his arrest last fall in the college basketball bribery and corruption probe, his attorney told The Los Angeles Times. Jeffrey Lichtman, Bland’s New York-based attorney, said USC cut ties with the coach last
Chris Beard has been selected to return to the South Plains and serve as the 17th head coach of the Texas Tech men’s basketball program announced Friday by Director of Athletics Kirby Hocutt and Interim University President Dr. John Opperman. A press conference to formally introduce Beard is scheduled for Saturday at 10 a.m. CT on
The big story in college basketball over the past 24-hours has been the Chris Beard to Texas Tech talk. After the rumors starting to break early yesterday morning about the newly hired UNLV head coach being involved as Tubby Smith’s replacement at TTU, Runnin’ Rebels AD Tina Kunzer-Murphy released the following statement: “Late this afternoon,
Back on March 28th, Chris Beard accepted a contract agreement in principle to become UNLV’s new head coach. The contract is still pending approval by the Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents, which conduct a special meeting on Friday at noon to consider wether to approve the five-year contract deal or not. Here is the
UNLV President Len Jessup and Athletics Director Tina Kunzer-Murphy announced Monday that an offer has been made to Chris Beard to become the head coach of the men’s basketball program and he has accepted the agreement in principle. The contract is pending approval of terms by the Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents.
Multiple reports, including one from the Las Vegas Review’s Mark Anderson are indicating that Little Rock’s Chris Beard will become the next head coach at UNLV. He will reportedly ink a five-year deal later this morning. The reigning Sun Belt Conference Coach of the Year, Beard led Little Rock to a 30-5 record and an upset victory
After losing out on top choice Mick Cronin earlier this week, UNLV is now moving on in their search for a basketball coach, and conducting interviews with other candidates. UNLV AD Tina Kunzer-Murphy is trying to replace former head coach Dave Rice who she fired back in January. New Mexico State head coach Marvin Menzies and Arkansas
An instrumental leader in the resurgence of the Angelo State men’s basketball program, Cinco Boone has been promoted to head coach following the resignation of Chris Beard who accepted the same position at the University of Arkansas-Little Rock. Boone, who helped guide the Rams to a 47-15 record over the past two seasons as the associate head