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Hartford leaving D1, headed to D3

The University of Hartford released the following statement confirming their move from D1 to D3. Follow the link HERE for the full release and the comical FAQ section at the bottom: After more than a year of discussions and information gathering, the Board of Regents voted to begin the multi-year process of transitioning the University

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Hartford’s Gallagher signs contract extension

Hartford head men’s basketball coach John Gallagher has signed a multi-year contract extension, Interim Director of Athletics Maria Feeley announced Thursday morning. The deal will keep Gallagher with the Hawks though the 2022–23 season. “I am honored and humbled to continue to lead the University of Hartford’s men’s basketball program,” Gallagher said. “Hartford is a

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Hartford Dirt…

HoopDirt.com can confirm that Hartford head coach John Gallagher has hired John Linehan as an assistant coach. He was most recently an assistant on Mike Martin’s staff at Brown University. The Providence College graduate is the NCAA DI all-time leader in steals (385 in 122 games), and was the National Defensive Player of the Year

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Former Hartford Head Coach Dan Leibovitz Named SEC Associate Commissioner for Men’s Basketball

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.  (secsports.com) – Dan Leibovitz, a veteran basketball coach on the collegiate and professional levels and currently the primary men’s basketball administrator for The American Athletic Conference, has been named Associate Commissioner for Men’s Basketball for the Southeastern Conference, SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey announced Thursday. As the SEC’s Associate Commissioner for Men’s Basketball, Leibovitz

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Hartford Staff Update

HoopDirt.com news sponsored by Dr. Dish The University of Hartford men’s basketball team has rounded out its staff with the hiring of Ivo Simovic and Donnie Carr, head coach John Gallagher announced today. Simovic will serve as an assistant coach for the Hawks, while Carr is the program’s new coordinator of player development. “I couldn’t

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Gallagher Announces Staff Changes at Hartford

Sixth-year head men’s basketball coach John Gallagher and the University of Hartford men’s basketball team have announced changes to the Hawks’ coaching staff for the upcoming 2015-16 season. Tom Devitt, previously the director of basketball operations, has been named an assistant coach. Former Hawk standout Jaret von Rosenberg will join the staff as an assistant

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Lafayette Dirt…

I have heard from a great source that former Hartford assistant Matt Blue will land on Fran O’Hanlon’s staff at Lafayette.  Prior to joining the Hartford staff in 2010, Blue spent one season as an assistant to O’Hanlon at Lafayette.  The 2007 St. Lawrence graduate also worked as an assistant at Susquehanna for one season. 

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DIII DIRT: Curry College (MA) Finalists

I have heard from great sources that there are three finalists for the vacant head coach position at DIII Curry College.  The final three are: Matt Blue – Former assistant coach Hartford.  Spent 2010 through 2015 on the staff at Hartford.  Has also been an assistant at Lafayette and DIII Susquehanna (PA).  Played collegiately at

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