Joel Hopkins Inks 3-Year Extension at Shaw University

Shaw University announced Tuesday that men’s basketball head coach Joel Hopkins has signed a three-year contract extension. Hopkins led the Bears to a Southern Division title for the second consecutive season while compiling a 20-9 overall record and two players selected First-Team All-CIAA during the 2017-18 campaign. “The University is so pleased to extend the

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Daily Dirt – 3/14/18

It’s been a crazy start to the week (and we’re continuing to dig out of a blizzard here in Boston). Here are some things that I’ve heard… Still waiting for the official announcement on the firing of Marty Simmons at Evansville. In the meantime, the hot name making the rounds there is former Indiana standout

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North Alabama Dirt…

HoopDirt.com can confirm reports that Bobby Champagne is out as the head coach at North Alabama. UNA will be making the move from DII next season, and will be joining the Atlantic Sun Conference. Champagne had been the head coach of the Lions for the past fifteen seasons. An official announcement is expected shortly.

Daily Dirt – 3/9/18

Starting to get busy at the HD World Headquarters. Here are a bunch of things that I’ve heard… It sounds like Pitt AD Heather Lyke is moving quickly in her efforts to right the ship at Pitt. Lyke, who spent 15 years as a senior administrator at Ohio State has reportedly already reached out to

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Daily Dirt – 3/7/18

Some rumors, news, and updates as we brace for another Nor’easter up here in New England (UPDATES in RED)… With Reggie Theus now out at Cal State Northridge, the very, very early HOT name making the rounds is UCLA assistant coach David Grace. The decorated military veteran has been a member of Steve Alford’s staff for

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