Daily Dirt – 5/26/21

Daily Dirt compiled by: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) Some mid-week dirt…. I can confirm that Nima Omidvar will joining the Fordham basketball staff. Omidvar most recently served as an assistant at George Washington, and has also worked at South Alabama, Maryland, NC State, and Bowie State. An official announcement is expected shortly. UC Riverside assistant Wayne

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OFFICIAL: Neptune named Head Basketball Coach at Fordham

Fordham University announced today that Kyle Neptune will become its new Head Men’s Basketball Coach, taking the reins of the school’s 117-year-old program. Neptune will leave his position at Villanova University where he has served as Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach for eight seasons.  “I want to thank Father McShane, the University trustees, and the Fordham community

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Fordham Search Update

The search at Fordham has been narrowed down to a final group, and the decision could be made by as early as tomorrow. I’ve talked to a bunch of people around it, and here is what I’ve heard: Tony Barbee (associate to the head coach Kentucky): Word on the street is that he is in

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Daily Dirt: D1 Search Updates – 3/11/21

Catching-up on a bunch of search updates – just quick hitters…. Boston College: Cleveland State’s Dennis Gates (his wife is the senior associate AD at BC) is the leader. Purdue’s Micah Shrewsberry (former Celtics assistant) in the hunt. Current non-power 6 head coach with big time pedigree is lurking. Nothing will happen until Cleveland State’s

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Search Firm Update

Here’s who I have heard has the following searches: Boston College: Bob Beaudine / Eastman & Beaudine Fordham: Glenn Sugiyama / DHR International Northern Ilinois: Daniel Parker / Parker Executive Search Penn State: TurnkeyZRG The 2021 College Basketball Coaching Changes Tracker can be found HERE.

Daily News & Notes – 1/28/21

Today’s Daily News & Notes from around the college basketball coaching world… With Coaches vs. Cancer Suits And Sneakers Week being in full swing, here’s a great tribute to former Muskingum University head coach Gene Ford, who passed away after a battle with cancer back in 2019. His sons, Stony Brook head coach Geno Ford,

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BREAKING: Neubauer out at Fordham

Jeff Neubauer, men’s basketball head coach is leaving Fordham, effective immediately, said Ed Kull, Fordham University’s interim director of athletics. Associate head coach Michael DePaoli will serve as the interim head coach for the remainder of the season and a national search for a permanent replacement will begin immediately. “Fordham Athletics appreciates Coach Neubauer and his

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Daily Dirt – 10/15/20

Back in the “old days” 10/15 was a big day – the official start of practice! A little different now, but still a special day to me. Anyway, wanted to catch up on a bunch of things that I’ve heard over the past few days… Will Braden has been added as the assistant men’s basketball

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Daily Dirt – 9/21/20

Catching up on a bunch of things… Scott McCloud, Jr. has been hired as a graduate assistant at Fordham. He spent last season working as an assistant at Covenat College Prep (NJ). Donnie Tyndall has added Jordan VerHulst to his staff at Chipola. VerHulst had previously worked as the the video coordinator / special assistant

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Evans Named Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach at Fordham

Anthony Evans, former head coach at Florida International and Norfolk State, has been named an assistant men’s basketball coach at Fordham University it was announced today by head coach Jeff Neubauer. “Anthony Evans brings a tremendous amount of experience and knowledge to our basketball program,” said Neubauer. “His extensive background and his high basketball IQ

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