Georgia Southern

Georgia Southern Basketball Staff Update

Georgia Southern men’s basketball coach Brian Burg announced today that he has named Shawn Forrest, Chris Shumate and Tim MacAllister assistant coaches. “I am really excited about the staff we have put together,” said Burg. “These guys are proven winners with a non-ego mentality.  They embody the blue-collar mentality that we embrace here at Georgia

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Daily Dirt – 4/14/20

A few things that I’ve heard… Last week, I mentioned that Austin Peay assistant Sergio Rouco was headed to Samford (Daily Dirt 4/9). It now sounds like another APSU assistant could be on the move – I’ve heard Darryl Dora’s named mentioned multiple times now at Georgia Southern. He and new head coach Brian Burg

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Daily Dirt – 4/7/20

A bunch of things that I’ve heard… Yesterday, I mentioned the easy/obvious staff additions at James Madison (Daily Dirt – 4/6). I’ve now heard of two more…It sounds like Mount St. Mary’s (MD) assistant Xavier Joyner and UMES assistant Calvin Baker will both be joining Mark Byington’s staff. Joyner has been at The Mount for

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Daily Dirt – 4/6/20

Some things I’ve heard while continuing to adjust to the new normal… It sounds like NC State Director of Basketball Operations Travis Hackert is joining Takayo Siddle’s new staff at UNC Wilmington. Hackert has spent the past three seasons at NC State in administrative roles, and served in similar capacities previously at UNCW under Kevin

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Daily Dirt – 3/24/20

Here are a few things that I’ve heard… Tarleton State officially opened yesterday (but had been in the works for a while – teased it last week here). As TSU leaves the Lone Star Conference and transitions to DI (headed to the WAC), a bunch of names have already come up here. The one I

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HOT: Byington named Head Basketball Coach James Madison

James Madison Director of Athletics Jeff Bourne has named Mark Byington as the 11th men’s basketball head coach in program history, as announced by the school on Friday. “Mark Byington made an immediate, positive impression and quickly stood out as the best fit to lead James Madison men’s basketball,” Bourne said. “Coach Byington is very

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