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Florida Dirt…

Following up on my TWEET from last night… I have heard from multiple sources that Armon Gates short tenure as the associate head coach at Florida has ended. Gates was hired back on April 8th by head coach Mike White after spending the previous five seasons at Northwestern. There has been no reason given yet

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HoopDirt.com Daily News – 2/14/18

HoopDirt.com’s Daily News from the college basketball coaching world… Florida head coach Mike White, a former player and long-time assistant coach at Ole Miss quickly ended any speculation that he may be interested in returning to his alma mater after the announcement of the departure of current head coach Andy Kennedy. White told SEC Country;

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Daily Dirt – 5/20/15

Today’s Daily Dirt… I have heard that Palm Beach Atlantic University top assistant Eddie Shannon will become the Director of Basketball Operations at UT-Chattanooga. Shannon has been at PBA for three years, following a 10-year pro career. Collegiately, Shannon was a four-year starter at Florida for Lon Kruger and Billy Donovan and was recently selected

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Sunshine State Dirt…

Some things that I heard from the great state of Florida… It sounds like new Florida head coach Michael White will bring assistants Darris Nichols and Jordan Mincy with him from Louisiana Tech.  I have also heard that Associate head coach Dusty May will have a spot on the Gators staff if he does not

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Poll Results: Florida Search

Yesterday, HoopDirt.com asked our readers who they thought would replace Billy Donovan as the next head coach at Florida.  A few hours after we posted the poll, Louisiana Tech head coach Michael White was hired, and we shut the voting.  Here are the results – looks like our readers had a pretty good handle on

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Florida’s Video Tribute to Billy Donovan

The Florida Athletic Department just released this tribute video to Billy Donovan to commemorate his time in Gainesville. A classy gesture by the UF administration as Donovan heads to NBA to take over in Oklahoma City.  Definitely worth taking two minutes out of your day to take a peek at some of the highlights of

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