Drake

Drake Dirt…

Following up on my earlier TWEET… I have now heard from multiple sources that Florida Southwestern College head coach Marty Richter will become an assistant coach at Drake. The Iowa native has sent three players to Drake recently – twin wings Tremell and Anthony Murphy, and guard D.J. Wilkins. In his two seasons at FSW,

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Larry Blunt Named Assistant Basketball Coach at Drake

Larry Blunt, an experienced developer of talent at all levels, has joined the Drake University men’s basketball coaching staff, head coach Darian DeVries announced. Blunt joins the Bulldogs after spending the last two seasons as an assistant at Canisius in Buffalo, N.Y., where he helped guide the Golden Griffins to a share of the Mid-Atlantic

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Matt Woodley Joins Drake Men’s Basketball Staff

Matt Woodley, a Des Moines native and former Drake men’s basketball standout, has joined the Drake men’s basketball coaching staff, head coach Darian DeVries announced Wednesday, April 4. “Matt is a guy with an unbelievable passion for the game and teaching,” DeVries said. “He has extensive basketball knowledge and experience from various levels of the

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Daily Dirt – 4/3/18

A few things that I’ve heard… Mike Rice is a HOT name right now at Pitt. Multiple sources have told me that he is involved with an assistant spot on Jeff Capel’s staff. Rice is a Pittsburgh native who has been the head coach at Rutgers and Robert Morris. He has most recently been working

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Drake Dirt…

Multiple outlets are reporting that Creighton assistant coach Darian DeVries is the leader at Drake. A report from KCCI-TV’s Andy Garman goes as far as saying that DeVries is the choice and an announcement will come today. DeVries has been at Creighton for the past twenty seasons. The former guard at Northern Iowa became a

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Daily Dirt – 8/25/17

Catching up on a bunch of things that I’ve heard…   Former New Mexico State assistant Jesse Bopp has landed as the varsity basketball coach at IMG Academy (FL). He was a finalist to become the head coach at NMSU this past spring after Paul Weir jumped ship to the University of  New Mexico. Bopp

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Drake Basketball Staff Update

Drake University head men’s basketball coach Niko Medved has announced the addition of Dave Thorson and JR Blount to his coaching staff. Thorson joins the program as an assistant coach following 23 successful seasons as the head coach at DeLaSalle High School in Minneapolis, Minn., while Blount remains with the Bulldogs after being on staff

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Niko Medved Named Head Men’s Basketball Coach at Drake

Drake University Director of Athletics Sandy Hatfield Clubb today named Niko Medved head men’s basketball coach. A well-respected head coach at Furman University and Minnesota native, Medved has a proven record of building a program through recruiting and player development at one of the nation’s premier liberal arts institutions. Medved will be introduced at a

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Daily Dirt – 3/23/17

A quick update on a CRAZY day… South Dakota head coach Craig Smith backed out of the search at Drake. I have heard that Furman’s Niko Medved and Drake interim head coach Jeff Rutter are still in play. I have heard that both Michigan State assistant Dane Fife, and Vermont head coach John Becker have

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