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George Mason Men’s Basketball Staff Update

George Mason University men’s basketball head coach Dave Paulsen has announced a trio of coaching staff updates for the 2020-21 season. Duane Simpkins, who has served as an assistant on Paulsen’s staff since 2015-16, has been promoted to associate head coach. Bryson Johnson, who has worked as a graduate manager and interim assistant coach under Paulsen, has

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Maurice Joseph joins George Mason Basketball Staff

Maurice Joseph has joined Dave Paulsen’s staff at George Mason as an assistant basketball coach. Joseph brings a wealth of high-level playing, coaching and recruiting experience to the Patriot program, including a three-year tenure as the head coach at George Washington. In his first season as head coach at George Washington, Joseph guided the team

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Daily Dirt – 6/11/20

A few quick things as another long week winds down…. According to a tweet from the Washington Post’s Steven Goff, former George Washington head coach Maurice Joseph will become an assistant at George Mason. He spent last season as an assistant at FDU following a three year run at GW. Dannton Jackson has been hired

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George Mason Dirt…

Following up on a TWEET from Saturday… I can confirm that Zack Curran has become the new Director of Basketball Operations at George Mason. Curran had worked at the Hoop Group since 2016, serving most recently as the director of the Hoop Group Elite. He also spent time as an assistant at Marymount University before

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Daily Dirt – 5/17/19

Some quick hitters to wrap-up the week… I have heard that Tanner Smith will become an assistant at Kennesaw State. He has spent the past three seasons as the Director of Basketball Operations at Mississippi State. He played collegiately at Clemson, and later overseas. Smith also spent time on the staff at Charlotte. I have

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Hutchins joins George Mason Basketball staff

George Mason University men’s basketball head coach Dave Paulsen announced that Pete Hutchins will join his staff as an assistant coach. Hutchins brings a diverse background of experience to the Patriot program which includes assistant coach tenures at the NCAA Div. I and Div. III levels, as well as nearly a decade as a prep

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Daily Dirt – 3/25/19

Some things to kick off what is expected to be a busy week… I have heard that Korn Ferry has the Vanderbilt search. Not a huge surprise since they just ran the recent AD search. Too early for any legit names here yet. I’ll have some soon though. The Luke Murray to Fairfield rumors are

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Daily Dirt – 4/26/18

Some things that I have heard… I have heard that DII Minnesota Duluth will name Justin Wieck as their new head basketball coach. Wieck has been the associate head coach at Minnesota Moorhead for the past five seasons, and also served as the head coach at Jamestown University (N.D.), where he went 32-31 in two

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Daily Dirt – 6/3/16

Some things that I’ve heard… I have heard that Long Beach State head coach Dan Monson will hire Senque Carey as an assistant coach. Last season was Carey’s first as an assistant at Florida Gulf Coast.  He has also spent time at Hawai’i, Fresno State, Portland State and his alma mater, New Mexico. The official announcement is

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Daily Dirt – 5/4/16

A few things that I have heard … I have heard that Pete Hutchins and Mike Quinn will be hired as assistant coaches at Dartmouth. Hutchins has spent the past nine seasons as the head coach at New England prep power house New Hampton School. Quinn spent last season as the DBO at George Mason and has

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