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Evansville fires Walter McCarty

The University of Evansville announced today the dismissal of Walter McCarty as Head Coach of the Men’s Basketball team, effective immediately. Mr. McCarty was placed on administrative leave on December 26, 2019, as UE initiated an external investigation by a national law firm into reports of alleged sexual misconduct and violations of the University’s Title

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BREAKING: McCarty placed on leave at Evansville

Evansville head basketball coach Walter McCarty has been placed on leave pending the outcome of a Title IX investigation. In an internal letter to University staff Evansville President Pietruszkiewicz wrote: “The University has received reports of unwelcome conduct by Coach McCarty since his arrival in March 2018. We have counseled him about his behavior. In

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Seltzer joins Evansville Baksetball Staff

With one more spot to fill on his coaching staff, University of Evansville head men’s basketball coach Walter McCarty has announced the addition of Bennie Seltzer as an assistant coach with the Purple Aces program. Seltzer spent the previous two seasons as an assistant coach at his alma mater – Washington State.  The native of

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Xavier Dirt…

Xavier will name current Evansville assistant Matthew Graves as their new Special Assistant to the head coach. Graves joined the Evansville staff prior to last season after spending five seasons as the head coach at South Alabama (65-96). Prior to heading to USA, Graves had spent 17 years at Butler both as a player, and also

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Daily Dirt – 7/17/18

A few things that I’ve heard… It sounds like former Evansville head coach Marty Simmons will be joining the basketball staff at Clemson. Simmons’ son Blake tweeted the following: “Orange and Purple just got a little more exciting. Congrats Dad for joining the Clemson staff!”  Simmons had spent the past 11-seasons at Evansville (184-175) before

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Evansville Staff Update

University of Evansville head men’s basketball coach Walter McCarty has announced the hiring of two individuals to his first coaching staff with the Purple Aces. McCarty has tabbed Terrence Commodore as an Assistant Coach while adding Logan Baumann as the Director of Basketball Operations. The final assistant coach spots will be announced soon. Commodore comes

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Daily Dirt – 3/21/18

A bunch of things that I’ve heard… Last week, I mentioned four candidates at Eastern Kentucky (EKU DIRT). Two quick updates on this one…1. Purdue assistant Greg Gary needs to be added to the list. 2. I have heard that NC State’s AW Hamilton (on the list) interviewed earlier this week. I have heard that

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Evansville Search Update…

The hunt to replaced recently ousted Marty Simmons is moving quickly at Evansville. It sounds like the search committee has been working hard over the weekend, and on campus interviews will begin this week. The names being mentioned here are: Calbert Cheaney – Former Indiana standout, Evansville native. The three-time All-American, National Player of the

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