Harvard

Milestone wins for Amaker, Schmidt

A couple of milestone wins from this weekend: Harvard head coach Tommy Amaker won the 400th game of his career with a 75-68 overtime win at Penn. Amaker, who has also been the head coach at Seton Hall and Michigan, becomes the 135th DI head coach to reach the 400 mark. His career record now

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HoopDirt.com Daily News – 1/23/18

HoopDirt.com’s Daily News from the college basketball coaching world… According to the Arizona Daily Star, indicted Arizona assistant basketball coach Emanuel “Book” Richardson collected more than $72,000 from the school while appealing his termination amid allegations that he paid a recruit to verbally commit to the Wildcats. Richardson was formally fired Jan. 11, more than 15

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Harvard Staff Update

Tommy Amaker, the Thomas G. Stemberg ’71 Family Endowed Coach for Harvard Men’s Basketball, has announced the hiring of Casey Brinn as the team’s director of basketball operations and Michael Sotsky as an assistant coach for the 2016-17 season. “We are thrilled to welcome both Mike and Casey to our program. These two terrific young

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Harvard’s Amaker Elected to NABC Board of Directors

HoopDirt.com news sponsored by Dr. Dish Harvard University men’s basketball coach Tommy Amaker has been elected to the board of directors of the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC). Beginning his ninth season at Harvard, Amaker has guided the Crimson to six consecutive 20-win seasons, five straight Ivy League titles and four consecutive berths in the

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OFFICIAL: Joe Sullivan Named DBO at Harvard

HoopDirt.com news sponsored by Dr. Dish HoopDirt.com first mentioned this hiring back on August 18th (DBO DIRT).  It has now been made official, Harvard head coach Tommy Amaker has announced the hiring of Joe Sullivan as the team’s director of basketball operations for the upcoming 2015-16 season. Sullivan comes to Cambridge from Xavier where he spent five years with

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Amaker Adds Guerinoni to Staff as Assistant Coach

Tommy Amaker, The Thomas G. Stemberg ’71 Family Endowed Coach for Harvard Men’s Basketball, has announced the hiring of Donny Guerinoni as an assistant coach for the upcoming 2015-16 season. Guerinoni brings 12 years of coaching experience to Cambridge, including 10 years under head coach Trent Johnson. Guerinoni was most recently on Johnson’s staff at

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DBO Dirt…

Before I get into the dirt, I just wanted to clarify the Director of Basketball Operations abbreviation.  It is DBO, not DOBO like many of the younger guys like to refer to it.  I was an assistant at the DI level when this position was invented (and when most of the current DBO’s were in

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