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East Carolina Basketball Staff Update

East Carolina Head Men’s Basketball Coach Michael Schwartz has begun to build his first staff, hiring Jake Morton and Riley Davis as assistant coaches and Jesse Higdon as director of basketball operations. Morton and Davis have most recently served as assistant coaches at Jacksonville State and UT Arlington, respectively, while Higdon has worked in various capacities at the University of Tennessee. Morton arrives in Greenville

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Daily Dirt – 3/28/22

Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) A bunch of things to kick off the week… Staff changes at Oregon State. Associate head coach Kerry Rupp will not have his contract renewed, and assistant Stephen Thompson will shift to a non-coaching role. Rupp, the former head coach at Louisiana Tech was at OSU for the past 8 seasons,

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Daily Dirt – 3/15/22

Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) On the move today. Here are a few quick hitters… Some search firm updates: Fogler has Missouri, DHR has Tulsa, and Parker has George Washington. Early at George Washington, but some names to keep an eye on are Miami associate head coach Chris Caputo and Yale head coach James Jones. Obviously

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OFFICIAL: East Carolina parts ways with Joe Dooley

Following up on my report from earlier today. East Carolina has now issued an official statement on the dismissal of head basketball coach Joe Dooley. Here is the release: East Carolina University Director of Athletics Jon Gilbert announced Friday a leadership change in the Pirates men’s basketball program. “This evening, I informed Joe Dooley, staff and our student-athletes

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BREAKING: Dooley out at East Carolina

Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) I can confirm that Joe Dooley is out as the head coach at East Carolina. This past season was his fourth in his second tenure at ECU, and 7th overall as the head coach there. Dooley went 44-67 over the past four seasons, including 15-15 (6-11) this past year. Dooley spent

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Cohen named Video Coordinator at Western Carolina

Cody Cohen has joined the Western Carolina men’s basketball staff as the video coordinator. Prior to arriving in Cullowhee, Cohen served for two seasons as an assistant varsity basketball coach at North Broward Preparatory School in Coconut Creek, Fla. He also coached with Florida PRO AAU in the spring of 2021. Cohen spent the 2018-19

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Daily Dirt – 6/1/21

Daily Dirt compiled by: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) Catching up on a few things following the long weekend… East Carolina associate head coach Steve Roccaforte is headed to Texas A&M as an assistant coach / recruiting coordinator as reported by Hoist the Colours. Roccaforte will reunite with Buzz Williams, who he had previously worked with at

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Daily News & Notes – 1/19/21

Daily news and notes from around the college basketball coaching world… Twelve people in the University of Nebraska’s men’s basketball program, including head coach Fred Hoiberg, have reportedly tested positive for COVID-19. Hoiberg said, “I am experiencing symptoms, but my condition has improved over the last 24 hours. Our program has been hit hard over

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East Carolina Men’s Basketball Staff Update

East Carolina Head Coach Joe Dooley announced the addition of Antwon Jackson to the Pirate coaching staff as an assistant coach, as well as the promotion of current assistant coach Steve Roccaforte to Associate Head Coach on Monday.   “I’m very pleased to announce the addition of Antwon Jackson to our coaching staff,” Dooley said.

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