Two more D1 head coaches are missing games this weekend due to COVID protocols. New Mexico’s Richard Pitino missed yesterday’s game vs Utah State. The Albuquerque Journal reported that Pitino took a COVID test independent of the team once he started feeling symptoms. He had been with the team as recently as Friday. Assistant coach Eric
Today’s daily news and notes from round the college basketball coaching world… The Villanova men’s basketball program has paused all team activities due to COVID-19 positive test results impacting Tier 1 staff members. Head Coach Jay Wright has tested positive for the virus and is in isolation per CDC guidelines while experiencing mild symptoms.
HoopDirt.com’s Daily News from the college basketball coaching world… Former Baruch College head coach Machli Joseph admitted Wednesday to siphoning $700,000 meant for the school’s athletic department, authorities said. Joseph, 43, pleaded guilty to embezzlement and misapplication. The onetime basketball coach, who worked in the college’s athletic department from 2002 to 2016, repeatedly rented gym
HoopDirt.com can confirm multiple reports that East Carolina assistant coach Mike Netti has accepted a position on Chris Holtmann’s new staff at Ohio State. Pirateradio1250 was the first to report this move. Netti and Holtmann served as assistants together at Gardner-Webb (2004-07), and Netti returned to GWU when Holtmann became the head coach there in
Chris Holtmann will officially be introduced as the head basketball coach at an 11:00am press conference today. Click HERE to watch live.
Gene Smith, Ohio State senior vice president and Wolfe Foundation endowed athletics director, announced the hiring of Butler’s Chris Holtmann as the next head men’s basketball coach of the Buckeyes. Holtmann, who completed his third year with the Bulldogs in 2016-17, has agreed to an eight-year contract with Ohio State worth about $3 million annually,
Following one of the most successful seasons in program history, Butler and head coach Chris Holtmann have agreed to a contract extension. Holtmann’s deal at Butler now runs through the 2024-25 season. Butler Vice President/Director of Athletics Barry Collier made the announcement Friday (April 28). Financial terms were not released. “Chris is a tremendous ambassador
Butler and men’s basketball coach Chris Holtmann have agreed to a contract extension. The deal now runs through the 2021-22 season. Holtmann’s teams have posted a 45-22 record in his two seasons as head coach. He and former coach Brad Stevens are the only coaches in Butler history to lead the Bulldogs to the NCAA
Butler men’s basketball coach Chris Holtmann, coming off a successful first season, has added one assistant and retained another to complete his full-time staff for 2015-16. Holtmann announced the appointments of former Illinois Special Assistant to the Head Coach Ryan Pedon as an assistant coach and former Butler graduate assistant Emerson Kampen as basketball analyst.