Eastern Kentucky

EKU’s Hamilton inks contract extension

Eastern Kentucky University men’s basketball head coach A.W. Hamilton‘s contract status has been extended through the 2024-25 season, Vice President and Director of Athletics Matt Roan announced. “We are excited to be able to announce a new four-year contract for Coach A.W. Hamilton,” Roan said. “Since arriving at EKU, A.W. has experienced success in every

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Hamilton inks 2-yr extension at EKU

Eastern Kentucky University Vice President and Director of Athletics Matt Roan announced a two-year contract extension for men’s basketball head coach A.W. Hamilton. The extension will keep the 2020 Ohio Valley Conference Coach of the Year in Richmond through at least the 2023-24 season. “In two short years, A.W. has done a phenomenal job returning our men’s basketball program back

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Daily Dirt – 6/11/19

Here are a few thing that I’ve heard while hoping that Big Papi makes a quick recovery… I can confirm that Brian Merritt has joined Kevin Broadus’ new staff at Morgan State. Merritt has most recently served as the Coordinator of Basketball Operations at LSU, and has also been an assistant at Arizona State, Texas

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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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Daily Dirt – 4/2/18

Some things that I’ve heard while waiting to see how many 3’s Villanova will make tonight… I have heard that former Loyola (MD) head coach G.G. Smith will be heading to High Point with his father Tubby. G.G. resigned at Loyola back in March after a five-year run at the school. It sounds like he

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Eastern Kentucky Dirt…

I have heard that the search at Eastern Kentucky is now focused on four candidates. The names that I’ve heard are: Chris Briggs – Head Coach Georgetown College (KY). 184-54 in seven seasons at GC. Won 2013 NAIA National Championship. AW Hamilton – Assistant Coach NC State. Kentucky native and former head coach at Hargrave

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Daily Dirt – 2/26/18

A few things that I’ve heard today with some news and updates mixed in… With Dan McHale being released today at Eastern Kentucky, the early HOT name there is Nicholls State head coach Richie Riley. A former EKU player (played for Travis Ford) and assistant coach (worked for Jeff Neubauer), Riley currently has Nicholls State

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JUCO DIRT: Pratt CC Hires Former DI Head Coach

HoopDirt.com can confirm that Pratt CC (KS) has hired Max Good as the new head men’s basketball coach. He will replace Jesse Shaw who resigned back in March. Good has been the head coach at Eastern Kentucky (1981-89), UNLV (2000-01), Bryant (2001-08), and Loyola Marymount (2009-14). The veteran head coach has garnered many awards during

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Bluegrass State Dirt…

Some things that I’ve heard from the great state of Kentucky… I can confirm that Kentucky State head coach Darnell Williams has resigned.  He had been an assistant for the Thorobreds since 2012, and took over as the head coach just before the 2015-16 season.  KSC finished this season with an 11-14 (9-9) record.  Williams

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Terrence Commodore Joins Eastern Kentucky Staff

Kentucky native Terrence Commodore will join the Eastern Kentucky men’s basketball staff as Director of Player Personnel. Commodore’s duties at EKU will include planning recruiting schedules for staff, assisting in on-campus official visits by recruits, and serving as a liaison between players and the coaching staff. “TC will be instrumental in our on-campus recruiting and

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