Linehan named Assistant Basketball Coach at Georgia

John Linehan, one of the premier defensive players in college basketball history, has joined the Georgia Basketball staff as an assistant coach, head coach Tom Crean announced. “I’m excited about adding John Linehan to this staff,” Crean said. “I simply love his background and his story. He has a solid foundation in coaching and amazing

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Arizona AD Dave Heeke gave head basketball coach Sean Miller a vote of confidence this weekend. Miller has been taking a ton of heat lately thanks to the FBI investigation, the arrest of former assistant Book Richardson, and the imminent firing of suspended assistant coach Mark Phelps. “I want to be very, very clear about

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Daily Dirt – 4/11/18

Here is some mid-week “Dirt”… Some names that I’ve heard at UNC Asheville are Indiana State assistant Bret Carey (former associate head coach at UNCA, also played there), UNC Greensboro associate head coach Mike Roberts, and USC Aiken head coach Mark Vanderslice (a UNCA alum and former staffer). At least two high major guys being

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Jonas Hayes to join Xavier Basketball Staff

Jonas Hayes, who had spent the past six seasons on the staff at Georgia, will become an assistant at Xavier. Xavier Basketball tweeted the following confirmation earlier today: Excited to announce the addition of @CoachJonas to @CoachSteeleXU’s staff! Welcome to the Xavier Family! More info to come shortly… As a player, Hayes was a three-year

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OFFICIAL: Georgia Names Tom Crean Head Basketball

ATHENS, Ga. — Tom Crean, who for nearly two decades has regularly led his basketball teams to national rankings and postseason bids, has been named head coach of the Georgia Bulldogs. Greg McGarity, Georgia’s J. Reid Parker Director of Athletics, announced the hiring on Thursday. “Tom Crean is one of the most successful coaches in

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REPORT: Thad Matta Turns Down Georgia Offer

According to a report just published by ESPN, Thad Matta has turned down an offer by Georgia to become their next head basketball coach. Matta was reportedly offered the job yesterday, and given 24 hours to make his decision. It sounds like he rejected a deal that would have paid him in the $15mm range

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Daily Dirt – 3/14/18

It’s been a crazy start to the week (and we’re continuing to dig out of a blizzard here in Boston). Here are some things that I’ve heard… Still waiting for the official announcement on the firing of Marty Simmons at Evansville. In the meantime, the hot name making the rounds there is former Indiana standout

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Georgia Dirt…

According to a report by Jon Rothstein, Georgia has offered their job to former Ohio State head coach Thad Matta. He would replace Mark Fox who was fired over the weekend after eight seasons with the Bulldogs. Matta spent 13 seasons at OSU (337-123) and was also the head coach at Butler (2000-01 – 24-8)

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