Chris Beard

Beard Announces High Octane Basketball Staff at Texas

Texas Head Men’s Basketball Coach Chris Beard announced his three assistant coaches, Managing Director and Special Assistant to the Head Coach on Thursday. Among the five positions officially announced today, the staff has a combined 97 years of coaching experience who have coached in 37 NCAA Tournaments and developed 42 NBA Draft picks. The five-person

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OFFICIAL: Chris Beard named Head Coach at Texas

A Texas Longhorn who led the Texas Tech program to the 2019 NCAA Championship Game and the 2018 Elite Eight, Chris Beard has been named the 25th head basketball coach at The University of Texas, Vice President/Director of Athletics Chris Del Conte announced Thursday. A 25-year veteran of collegiate coaching, Beard, 48, will be introduced

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REPORT: Chris Beard headed to Texas

According to multiple reports, including one from Horns 247, the University of Texas is set to hire Texas Tech’s Chris Beard as their new head basketball coach. Beard is a UT alum who worked for Tom Penders and the Longhorns as a student back in the 1990’s. In his five years at Texas Tech, Beard

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Chris Beard Inks New 6-year Deal at Texas Tech

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

Continue Reading → Daily News – 1/26/18’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

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Chris Beard – On the Move Again?

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,

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PDF: Chris Beard’s UNLV Contract Details

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

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