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Nichols College Hires Assistant

Nichols College men’s basketball head coach Tom Glynn has announced the addition of Michael Byrnes to his coaching staff. Currently a junior at Nichols, Byrnes has served as an assistant basketball coach at WPI since 2013, where he’s worked as the recruiting coordinator and director of basketball operations. The Engineers recorded back-to-back 20-win seasons which

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Saint John’s (Minn.) Names McKenzie Head Coach

Saint John’s University (Minn.) named Pat McKenzie, a 2004 SJU graduate, its head basketball coach on Wednesday, April 15. McKenzie becomes the 15th head coach in the 113-year history of Johnnie basketball and replaces Jim Smith, who announced his retirement March 17 following 51 seasons at SJU. McKenzie completed his ninth season as an assistant

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Dickman Steps Down at Hood, Remains as AD

For the first time in program history, Hood College’s men’s basketball program will have a new head coach as Tom Dickman has announced he will focus full-time on his duties as the Blazers director of athletics. Dickman led the program from its inception through its first 12 seasons, leading Hood to immediate success. The team

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Saturday Dirt – 4/11/15

Saturday Dirt from the HD World Headquarters… Yesterday I mentioned the names that I have heard as candidates to replace Will Wade at Chattanooga (http://hoopdirt.com/tennessee-chattanooga-dirt/).  I have now heard that there are two more to add to that list: Georgia assistant Philip Pearson and VCU assistant Jeremy Ballard.  Pearson was a long-time Alabama assistant who

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Daily Dirt – 4/10/15

Some Friday “dirt”… I can confirm through multiple sources that Tony Sheals is no longer the head coach at DII Virginia Union.  Sheals was hired last April after spending the previous season as the head coach at Saint Augustine’s University.  He has also been the head coach at Delaware State and Bethune-Cookman.  VUU went 10-17

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Pickelman Assumes McMurry Hoops Coaching Reins

McMurry University Director of Athletics Sam Ferguson has announced that Zach Pickelman has been selected as the University’s new men’s basketball head coach. Pickelman is the 16th men’s basketball head coach in McM school history.
 
Pickelman will be very familiar to – as well as him having a familiarity of – the McMurry faithful, serving on the men’s basketball coaching

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Muskingum names Travis Schwab Head Coach

Muskingum University has named Travis Schwab head men’s basketball coach. Schwab arrives at Muskingum after a highly successful eight-year tenure at Wittenberg University, which includes serving as associate head coach of men’s basketball since 2013. During his time with the Tigers, Schwab helped lead Wittenberg to the NCAA Tournament in 2011 (Second Round), 2012 (Elite

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Otterbein names Oilar head coach

Otterbein University named Brian Oilar its new head coach for men’s basketball, Dawn Stewart, director of athletics, released today. A six-member selection committee narrowed the field down from a pool of more than 250 applicants to four finalists. Oilar, 29, comes to Otterbein from DePauw University, Greencastle, Ind., where he has served as men’s basketball

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