Evansville

REPORT: Evansville to hire Butler’s Ragland

According to multiple reports, including one from the Courier & Press, Evansville will hire Butler assistant David Ragland as their new head coach. The Evansville native was hired at Butler last spring, and retained this off-season when Thad Matta took over. Has also been an assistant at Utah St., Valpo, Northern Kentucky, Indiana State, and

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Evansville fires Lickliter

Kenneth “Ziggy” Siegfried, EdD, director of athletics at the University of Evansville (UE), has announced the departure of head men’s basketball coach Todd Lickliter, effective immediately.   “I have had the opportunity to meet with Coach Lickliter and it is obvious that he is an outstanding individual who cares greatly for this University and our student-athletes,”

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Daily Dirt – 3/17/22

Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) How about Notre Dame vs Rutgers yesterday? What a game. If that’s any indication of what’s to come, these next three weeks will be insane! Here’s today’s St. Patrick’s Day Edition of the Daily Dirt… Multiple reports have former Indiana head coach Archie Miller as the leader at URI. Miller knows

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Evansville Men’s Basketball Staff Update

Two additions to the University of Evansville men’s basketball coaching staff have been announced by Purple Aces head coach Todd Lickliter.  Ryan Combs has been elevated to the Director of Basketball Operations position while Jo Griffin joins the program as a Graduate Assistant. Combs has worked with the UE men’s basketball team in numerous capacities over

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Daily News & Notes – 12/30/20

Today’s news and notes from around the college basketball coaching world… Liberty basketball coach Ritchie McKay has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus and will miss this week’s games at Lipscomb. He received the positive test result earlier this week and has experienced some mild symptoms. Since learning of the positive test result, McKay has

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Evansville Men’s Basketball Staff Update

University of Evansville head men’s basketball coach Todd Lickliter has announced three additions to his coaching staff as he is set for his first full season at the helm of the Purple Aces program. Joining the staff as assistant coaches are Brandon Crone and Thomas Jackson with Ryan Combs continuing his work with the program

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Evansville student accuses McCarty of sexual assault

A female student who reported she was sexually assaulted by former University of Evansville men’s basketball coach Walter McCarty has hired a national law firm to “investigate and represent her in a potential action against the coach and the university,” according to a press release sent to multiple media outlets. The statement, released by the

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McCarty issues statement on firing; denies allegations

Walter McCarty has issued a statement through his attorney regarding his dismissal as the head basketball coach at Evansville. McCarty’s attorney released a letter to the Courier Post earlier today which read: “Coach Walter McCarty received notice from the University yesterday evening, immediately prior to its press release, that he was being terminated as the

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