FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) – Boyd “Tiny” Grant, the basketball coach who led Colorado State and Fresno State to the NCAA Tournament, died Monday. It was his 87th birthday. Colorado State announced Grant suffered a stroke over the weekend and didn’t recover. Grant was a guard for Colorado State under coach Jim Williams before embarking
I few quick things that I’ve heard… Following up on a tweet that I sent earlier…I can confirm that DII Central Washington will hire Lewis-Clark State’s Brandon Rinta as their new head coach. Rinta is a CWU alum who has had a ton of success at LCSC. The official announcement is expected later today. I
Justin Hutson has been named as the head coach at Fresno State. The San Diego State associate head coach will replace Rodney Terry who departed for a similar position UTEP earlier this spring. Hutson juist wrapped up his second stint at San Diego State (2006-11, 2013-2018), and served as the associate head coach at UNLV
Some things that I’ve heard while waiting for the Red Sox home opener… Fresno State’s hiring of Justin Hutson is expected to be made official later today. Hutson has been the associate head coach at San Diego State for the past five seasons. The Bakersfield native has also been an assistant at Cal Poly. It
The search to replace Rodney Terry at Fresno State is moving quickly. It sounds like there are five coaches that are currently in the mix, with interviews wrapping up shortly. The list includes: David Grace – Assistant Coach UCLA. Has been at UCLA since 2013. Also worked at Oregon State, San Francisco, and Sacramento State.
Busy weekend…here are some things that I’ve heard… I keep hearing UCLA assistant coach David Grace’s name mentioned at Fresno State. He has been on Steve Alford’s staff since 2013, and has also been an assistant at Oregon, San Francisco, and Sacramento State. Grace spent 20 years in the Air Force before beginning his collegiate
A bunch of quick things that I’ve heard… Middle Tennessee State assistants Win Case and Ronnie Hamilton will be joining Kermit Davis at Ole Miss. No word yet on the third assistant or support staff. Staying with MTSU…They have hired Parker to run their search. I’ve heard that Collegiate Sports Associates has the Fresno State
I spent most of the day at Monster Jam today (the things that we do for our kids…). Here are a few things that I heard while almost losing my hearing (yes, those things are LOUD)…. Fresno State head coach Rodney Terry’s name is picking up steam at UTEP. Terry’s Bulldogs are currently 21-11 and
Fresno State head men’s basketball coach Rodney Terry has promoted Nick Matson to assistant coach and hired Lamar’s Brian Burton as the Bulldogs’ new director of basketball operations. HoopDirt.com first reported that Burton would be joining Terry’s staff back on August 29th (Fresno State Dirt). Matson, a native of Roseville, Calif., is entering his seventh
I have heard that Lamar assistant coach Brian Burton will be joining Rodney Terry’s staff at Fresno State. Burton, who also served as the recruiting coordinator at Lamar, had been on the Cardinals staff since 2014. He has also worked an assistant at Abilene Christian, Richland College, Collin College, Paris Junior College and Midland College.
Catching up on a bunch of things that I’ve heard… Former New Mexico State assistant Jesse Bopp has landed as the varsity basketball coach at IMG Academy (FL). He was a finalist to become the head coach at NMSU this past spring after Paul Weir jumped ship to the University of New Mexico. Bopp
Rodney Terry, who is in his sixth season as Fresno State’s head men’s basketball coach, has committed to a new 5-year contract, which was finalized on Wednesday, through 2021. “It is an incredible honor to be the head coach here at Fresno State and I’m very excited about what we have built,” Terry said. “We’re really