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Hudson added to Oklahoma Baptist Basketball Staff

Head coach Jason Eaker has announced the addition of Steve Hudson as the men’s basketball assistant coach. Hudson completes the support staff of two after the hiring of Mitch Hollis in August. Hudson comes to Oklahoma Baptist after spending the last two seasons with GAC affiliate East Central, where he served as an assistant coach. He brings 38 years of coaching

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Jones added to Henderson State Basketball Staff

Jeff Jones has been named as an assistant men’s basketball coach for Henderson State University for the 2022-23 season. Jones, a native of Baton Rouge, Lousiana, comes to HSU after coaching in the AAU circuit. In addition to his time in AAU, Jones was an assistant coach at his high school Madison Preparatory Academy and

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Balentine joins Henderson State Basketball Staff

DJ Balentine has joined the Henderson State basketball program as an assistant coach. Balentine reunites with head coach Jimmy Elgas after playing for him for three years at the University of Evansville in the Missouri Valley Conference when Elgas served as the Purple Aces’ assistant coach. Balentine saw unprecedented success during his time with the

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OFFICIAL: Pendery Resigns as ECU Men’s Basketball Coach

Following-up on something that I mentioned yesterday (D2 DIRT). The resignation of Max Pendery as the head coach at D2 East Central University (OK) is now official. Here is the press release from the school: East Central University Head Men’s Basketball Coach Max Pendery has announced his resignation as the Tigers leader to pursue other opportunities. “I

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D2 DIRT: East Central U (OK) opens

Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) I can confirm that Max Pendery has resigned as the head basketball coach at D2 East Central University (OK). Pendery took over at ECU last spring, replacing former head coach Chris Crutchfield who became an assistant at Oregon (he has since become the head coach at Omaha). Pendery had spent the

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Johnson promoted to Associate Head Coach at UAM

The University of Arkansas at Monticello Department of Athletics has announced a promotion for Men’s Basketball Assistant Coach Kris Johnson to the position of Associate Head Coach. The promotions is a reflection of Johnson’s continued investment in his role and responsibilities in his position as he continues to bolster the student-athlete experience on and off the

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Kennedy joins Arkansas Tech Men’s Basketball Staff

Arkansas Tech University head men’s basketball coach Mark Downey has announced the hiring of Nathan Kennedy as an assistant coach, once more reuniting the two on the sidelines. “We are excited that Nathan Kennedy has joined us at Arkansas Tech,” remarked Downey. “Coach Kennedy is a veteran coach on the Division II level with a winning

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Dirden Resigns at Northwest Oklahoma State; Accepts DI assistant job

Northwestern Oklahoma State University head men’s basketball coach Shawn Dirden has resigned his position to become an assistant coach at a NCAA Division I institution, Brad Franz, director of athletics announced Wednesday. During his three seasons as the head coach of the Rangers, Dirden compiled a 42-42 overall record. Dirden led the Rangers to a 22-7 campaign in 2017-18,

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Kris Johnson Named Assistant Basketball Coach at the University of Arkansas at Monticello

The University of Arkansas at Monticello head men’s basketball coach Kyle Tolin welcomed the addition of Kris Johnson to fulfill an assistant coach role with the Weevil Basketball program. Johnson, who is no stranger to the Great American Conference, joins UAM after spending seven years with the Southwestern Oklahoma State Bulldogs in Weatherford, Oklahoma. Kris

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