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Ayers named DBO at William & Mary

William & Mary men’s basketball head coach Dane Fischer announced the addition of Cameron Ayers as the program’s director of basketball operations. Ayers, who enjoyed a stellar career at Bucknell and played six years professionally, spent last season as a graduate manager at Temple. “We are extremely excited to add Cameron Ayers as the director of

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Daily News & Notes – 12/30/20

Today’s news and notes from around the college basketball coaching world… Liberty basketball coach Ritchie McKay has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus and will miss this week’s games at Lipscomb. He received the positive test result earlier this week and has experienced some mild symptoms. Since learning of the positive test result, McKay has

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OFFICIAL: Elkin joins Yale Basketball Staff

Following up on something that HoopDirt.com mentioned back on 8/23 (DAILY DIRT). Yale has made the hiring of Matt Elkin as their new DBO official. Here’s the official release: Matt Elkin has joined the Yale men’s basketball staff as Director of Operations. Elkin comes to New Haven after serving as an assistant coach at the

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Bowden named DBO at Washington

University of Washington head coach Mike Hopkins has tapped Michael Bowden as the Huskies’ Director of Basketball Operations starting immediately. Bowden previously served as Hopkins’ Director of Special Projects for the last two seasons. In his current role, Bowden will oversee all aspects of the Husky program including travel, budget, academics, camp, player management, overall

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Brenneman elevated to DBO at Mercer

Head men’s basketball coach Greg Gary announced the promotion of Luke Brenneman to Director of Basketball Operations on Wednesday morning.  “I am thankful to Coach Gary and the Mercer athletic department for this opportunity,” said Brenneman. “It is an honor to be chosen for this role. After working with coach Gary as a manager at

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Tommy named DBO at McNeese State

McNeese Cowboys basketball head coach Heath Schroyer has announced the hiring of Emmanuel Tommy as the program’s new Director of Basketball Operations. A native of Grand Rapids, Michigan with 13 years of coaching experience, Tommy comes to McNeese from the University of South Alabama where he spent the 2019-20 season as the program’s Director of Recruiting/Assistant

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Donley named DBO at ETSU

ETSU men’s basketball head coach Jason Shay added a familiar face to his coaching staff. Shay announced on Friday that Chad Donley has been named Director of Basketball Operations.  “I am ecstatic to be a part of Coach Shay’s staff,” said Donley, who was selected as one of the 50 Impactful JUCO coaches in the

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Wake Forest Dirt…

Following up on my Tweet from Vacationland earlier this morning… I can confirm that University of New Orleans director of basketball operations Corey Schmidt will be hired as the video coordinator at Wake Forest. Schmidt has been a member of the Privateers staff for the last four seasons, and has been part of a program

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Johnson named DBO at Tennessee Martin

Ric Johnson, who has experienced championship success at every level of his basketball career, has been named as the director of men’s basketball operations at the University of Tennessee at Martin. Johnson, a part of a record-setting class who played under Skyhawk head coach Anthony Stewart when he was an assistant at Ohio University, brings

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OFFICIAL: Kisonas Named DBO at Mercer

Following up on something that HoopDirt.com first mentioned back on April 25th (DAILY DIRT)… Elvis Kisonas, who has been working as a graduate assistant for the Mercer men’s basketball team, has been named Director of Basketball Operations for the Bears program. Head Coach Bob Hoffman made the announcement Monday. Kisonas, a native of Kaunas, Lithuania,

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Daily Dirt – 6/25/18

A few things that I’ve heard…   The search at DII Albany State (GA) sounds like it’s wrapping up. One name that I keep hearing here is former NBA player and coach Lindsey Hunter. The Mississippi native was the 10th overall pick in the 1993 NBA draft, and spent seventeen seasons in the league (Pistons,

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