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DII DIRT: Jimmy Link the Choice at Clayton State

I can confirm that Paine College (GA) head coach Jimmy Link has been offered the job at Clayton State (GA).  In his five seasons at Paine, Link has compiled an 80-62 record, including winning the SIAC regular season championship in 2014-15 with a 23-7 (17-2) record.  He will replace Paul Harrison who departed earlier this

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BREAKING: Donnelly the Choice at Florida Southern

I mentioned earlier in today’s Daily Dirt that Southern Connecticut head coach Mike Donnelly was the “hot” name at Florida Southern.  His hiring at FSC has now been made official… Florida Southern College announced today the hiring of a new head coach to take the helm of the College’s NCAA Division II championship men’s basketball

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Daily Dirt – 5/1/15

Here are a few things that I’ve heard… The “hot” name at Florida Southern right now is Southern Connecticut head coach Mike Donnelly.  In his five seasons at SCSU, he is 97-49 (28-8 2014-15).  He also spent seven seasons as the head coach at Post University.  Florida Southern, who won the DII National Championship this

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Fresno Pacific Names Kisner Head Coach

Fresno Pacific University Director of Athletics Leslie Schuemann has announced the hiring of Tim Kisner as head men’s basketball coach. Kisner brings a strong track record of success as both a player and a coach and has spent the past four years as the associate head coach at Lake Superior State in Michigan, a nationally-ranked

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Western Oregon names Longtime DI assistant Jim Shaw Head Coach

Western Oregon University’s Executive Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Barbara Dearing announced Monday that long time NCAA Division I assistant coach and former Western Oregon University All-American Jim Shaw has been named the new Head Men’s Basketball Coach effective immediately. “We concluded a nationwide search and had more high quality candidates for the position than any

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UMary adds assistant

In his first executive decision, new University of Mary men’s basketball coach Joe Kittell today announced the hiring of Josh Vaughan as the Marauders assistant coach. Vaughan joins Mary from the NCAA Division I North Dakota State University coaching staff. “We are very excited to have Josh join our program,” said Kittell. “I had the

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OFFICIAL: Butler the Choice at Virginia Union

Back on 4/21, I mentioned that Lester Butler was the “hot” name at Virginia Union (Daily Dirt – 4/21/15).    It has now been made official – Butler is indeed that choice at VUU… Lester “Jay” Butler, Jr., will be named the 10th Head Coach in the history of Virginia Union University men’s basketball at

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HOT: Lentz Resigns at Lenoir-Rhyne

Lenoir-Rhyne University has announced the resignation of Head Men’s Basketball Coach John Lentz, effective immediately. Lentz has been the Bears’ mentor for the past 29 years and has led Lenoir-Rhyne to a 432-374 record as Head Coach. During his tenure, Lenoir-Rhyne captured eight South Atlantic Conference Regular Season Championships and four Food Lion SAC Tournament

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Daily Dirt – 4/24/15

Finally back from vacation – a bunch of things to catch-up on… It sounds like new George Mason head coach Dave Paulsen will add Duane Simpkins and Dane Fischer to his staff.  Simpkins, who played at Maryland, was at UNCG for the past three seasons.  Fischer had been with Paulsen at both Bucknell and Williams.

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