Coppin State

OFFICIAL: Juan Dixon not returning to Coppin State

Following up on reports from last night. Coppin State has finally released a statement on Juan Dixon’s status: Coppin State Head Men’s Basketball Coach Juan Dixon will not return for the 2023-2024 season. Coppin Athletics Director Derek Carter today announced that Dixon is relieved of his duties, effective immediately. “After fully evaluating the men’s basketball program and performance,

Continue Reading → Daily News – 1/9/18’s Daily News from the college basketball coaching world… Kentucky associate head coach Kenny Payne is getting some strong support for the Louisville job. In a recent article by Rick Bozich on, former Cardinal standouts Pervis Ellison and Billy Thompson give Payne (a Louisville alum) their endorsement. Also, Hall of Fame coach Larry Brown

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Coppin State Dirt…

I have heard from a great source that John Auslander will be hired by Juan Dixon as the associate head coach at Coppin State. Auslander played at Maryland and later served as the graduate assistant there while Dixon was on the staff. As I mentioned a few weeks ago (MEAC DIRT), Dixon will also hire

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MEAC Dirt…

I can confirm a couple of coaching hires in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC)… New Coppin State head coach Juan Dixon will add Phil Gaetano to his staff as an assistant. Gaetano spent this past season as an assistant with the Maine Red Claws (NBA D-League). Prior to that, he worked as a graduate assistant

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Daily Dirt – 4/11/17

Today’s “Dirt”… It sounds like Texas Southern Associate Head Coach Donnie Marsh is the leader at Alabama A&M. Other named that I’ve heard here are NC A&T assistant Will Jones and former Houston assistant Talvin Hester. I have heard that an announcement is expected here tomorrow. I have heard that the search at Coppin State

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Daily Dirt – 3/29/17

It’s one of those day – so much “dirt”, so little time…Here are a few things to start the day. More updates later… It sounds UNC Wilmington is down to four candidates in the search to replace Kevin Keatts. Three of the four include Arizona associate head coach Joe Pasternack, North Carolina assistant coach C.B.

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Daily Dirt – 3/24/17

What a wild day yesterday…Kelsey backs out on UMass just before the press conference, JT3 gets fired, fake news on James Whitford to Duquesne, and a letter from Byron Samuels that briefly crashed our site because of all of the traffic it generated. Here are a few things that I’ve heard while preparing for another

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