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Daily Dirt – 9/8/20

It’s crazy that Labor Day has come and gone and school is now in session. Here are a few things that I’ve heard as we begin the slow march towards the possible start of college basketball season. The search at D3 SUNY Purchase sounds like it’s down to a group of five. They are vying

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WestConn adds Meehan to Men’s Basketball Staff

Western Connecticut State University men’s basketball coach Guy Rancourt has announced the hiring of Nolan Meehan in the position of assistant coach, replacing Cooper Tinsley who has moved on to Fordham University. Meehan departs the Villanova men’s basketball program after being under Jay Wright’s tutelage since 2017.  In that span Meehan was part of three

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Daily Dirt – 8/31/20

Crazy that this is the last day of August already. Very curious to see what September brings for college basketball. Here are a few things that I’ve heard over the last couple of days… A few high major graduate assistant hirings: I have heard that Stephen Rodgers has been hired as a GA at Florida

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Aurora University Men’s Basketball Staff Update

Aurora University Men’s Basketball Head Coach Matt Airy announced the addition of two assistant coaches to the Spartan program as the men’s basketball team will welcome John Daniels and Christian Butler. The two additions bring a wide range of experience to the Spartan men’s basketball program with Daniels being no stranger to the AU campus.

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DAILY DIRT: Sunday Edition – 8/23/20

Finally back from a long trip up north to Maine. Catching up on a bunch of things that I’ve heard… I have heard that the leader for the vacant Director of Basketball Operations spot at Yale is Windward School (CA) assistant Matt Elkin. Before heading out west, Elkin served as an assistant at prep powerhouse

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Spanellis joins Wesleyan University Men’s Basketball Staff

Derek Spanellis joins the men’s basketball program at Wesleyan for his first season as assistant coach in 2020-21. Spanellis comes to Middletown, Conn. after spending two years with the men’s basketball program at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, N.Y. At Pratt, Spanellis served as assistant coach and recruiting coordinator under former Cardinals’ assistant Max Sass. Spanellis’

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Wittenberg U. Men’s Basketball Staff Update

Wittenberg University head men’s basketball coach Matt Croci has announced the promotion of Daniel Ellis to full-time assistant for the upcoming 2020-21 season, along with welcoming aboard former North Coast Athletic Conference standout David Vogel to the staff. Ellis has worked with the Wittenberg post players helping develop Connor Seipel and James Johnson to achieve

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Daily Dirt – 7/27/20

A few quick things to kick-off the last week of July… I have heard that the search at NAIA Dickinson State (ND) is moving quickly, and that “virtual” interviews will take place this week. It sounds like they could already be down to four finalists in the search to replace Josh Vaughan who is joining

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Hood College Men’s Basketball Staff Update

Hood College head men’s basketball coach Chad Dickman has added two new assistant coaches to his staff: Luke Summers – Assistant Coach A Frederick native and Urbana High School graduate, Summers arrives at Hood after serving as the Head Manager for the men’s basketball team at Bucknell University from 2016-2020. During his time at Bucknell,

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