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Thayer named Assistant Basketball Coach at Barry U

Tyler Thayer rejoins the Barry University men’s basketball coaching staff this fall, director of athletics Michael L. Covone announced today. Thayer was previously a volunteer assistant with the Bucs in 2018-19, helping the team to an 18-11 record, including a 12-8 mark in the Sunshine State Conference. Daniel Mortensen earned Second-Team All-SSC, while Tylan Birts

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UVA Wise Men’s Basketball Staff Update

Austin Howard has been named as an assistant coach and Blake Stinson has been elevated to assistant coach at D2 UVA Wise. Austin Howard Howard, originally from Pulaski, Tenn., completed his undergraduate education at Flagler College in St. Augustine, Fla. from 2013 to 2018, where he was a five-year student-athlete on the basketball team and

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Daily Dirt – 9/30/21

Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) I can confirm through multiple sources that Towson will hire D2 Millersville University assistant Chris Conway as the Director of Player Development. Conway joined the Milersville coaching staff as a graduate assistant in 2017 and was elevated to the program’s full-time assistant coach prior to the 2019-20 season. Before coming to

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Alaska Anchorage Men’s Basketball Staff Update

With the start of official practice just weeks away, Alaska Anchorage men’s basketball head coach Rusty Osborne announced a pair of staff additions to the Seawolf program, welcoming assistant coach Jalon McCullough and volunteer assistant coach Ryan Engebretsen. “I’m excited to welcome both Jalon and Ryan – two home-grown Alaskans – to round out our

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Daily Dirt – 9/24/21

Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) A few quick things that I’ve heard… I can confirm that Manhattan assistant Doug Thibault has departed the Jaspers staff and has accepted a role at IMG Academy in Florida. Thibault had spent the past three seasons at Manhattan, and also spent ten years as an assistant at Longwood. No word

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DeAtley promoted to Head Assistant Coach at D2 Lynn U

Lynn University Head Men’s Basketball Coach Jeff Price has promoted Nick DeAtley to Head Assistant Coach. DeAtley joined the Fighting Knights as a Graduate Assistant in 2018. In that season, Lynn finished 25-7 overall and advanced to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament. The following season, DeAtley was brought in as a Volunteer Assistant Coach.

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Gaines named Assistant Coach at Central State University

Kelvin Gaines has been named Central State University’s assistant men’s basketball coach as announced by CSU head coach Antonio O. Davis. “We are thrilled to have Coach Gaines on our staff,” Davis says. “With his knowledge of the game, ability to recruit and previous coaching experiences, Coach Gaines is a great addition to our program. As we prepare

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