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Smith promoted to assistant coach at Duke

Duke Men’s Basketball Head Coach Mike Krzyzewski has announced the promotion of Nolan Smith to assistant coach. Smith, a national championship player for the Blue Devils on the 2010 squad, has served as a member of the basketball staff since 2016. Smith’s promotion comes following the departure of Associate Head Coach Nate James to Austin

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Daily Dirt – 3/22/21

Some things to kick off the week… Obviously a tough situation at UTRGV as they look to hire a new head coach after the passing of Lew Hill. The three names that I’ve heard so far are Texas associate head coach K.T. Turner, Oklahoma assistant Pooh Williamson, and Texas Tech assistant Ulric Maligi. Early names

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Positive COVID test ends Duke’s season

he Duke University men’s basketball team will not continue competing in the 2021 ACC Tournament due to the school’s and conference’s health and safety protocols. The determination was made following the positive COVID-19 test within a member of the program’s Tier 1 personnel after Wednesday’s game. Kevin White, Duke University Vice President & Director of

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Daily News & Notes – 1/20/21

Today’s daily news & notes from around the college basketball coaching world… The Big Ten Conference issued an institutional fine of $10,000 and a public reprimand of Penn State University men’s basketball interim head coach Jim Ferry for violating its Sportsmanship Policy. The violation is a result Coach Ferry’s postgame actions following the Penn State

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Daily News & Notes – 1/7/21

Today’s news and notes from through out the college basketball coaching world… UMass head coach Matt McCall and George Washington head coach Jamion Christian agreed to postpone last night’s game scheduled for 6pm at GW due to the riots at the Capitol and the curfew. MassLive details the trip to DC, and how events unfolded

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Daily News & Notes – 1/5/21

Today’s Daily News and Notes from around the college basketball coaching world… Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski will miss Wednesday’s game vs. Boston College as he self-isolates. Krzyzewski said that a member of his family tested positive for COVID-19 which has forced he and his wife, Mickie, to quarantine. Both have tested negative for the virus. More

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Daily News & Notes – 12/10/20

News and notes from the college basketball coaching world… Interesting side note from D2 Fort Hays State win at Kansas State on Tuesday. FHSU head coach Mark Johnson (the all-time leader in wins at the school), and associate head coach Jeremy Brown both missed the game due to COVID issues. 2nd-year assistant Todd Johnston led

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