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High Point Basketball Staff Update

High Point University men’s basketball head coach Tubby Smith has announced that Keith Gatlin has been hired as an assistant coach. Smith also announced that Eric Gabriel and Scott Lombardi will continue with the Panther program in their current roles as assistant coach and director of operations, respectively. Gatlin comes to HPU after nine years

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OFFICIAL: G.G. Smith joins High Point Basketball Staff

Following up on something that HoopDirt.com first mentioned last month (Daily Dirt – 4/2/18)… High Point University men’s basketball head coach Tubby Smith announced that G.G. Smith has joined the program as the Panthers’ associate head coach. Smith comes to High Point after serving five years as the head coach at Loyola University Maryland. He

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Daily Dirt – 4/2/18

Some things that I’ve heard while waiting to see how many 3’s Villanova will make tonight… I have heard that former Loyola (MD) head coach G.G. Smith will be heading to High Point with his father Tubby. G.G. resigned at Loyola back in March after a five-year run at the school. It sounds like he

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Daily Dirt: WEEKEND EDITION -3/25/18

Busy weekend…here are some things that I’ve heard… I keep hearing UCLA assistant coach David Grace’s name mentioned at Fresno State. He has been on Steve Alford’s staff since 2013, and has also been an assistant at Oregon, San Francisco, and Sacramento State. Grace spent 20 years in the Air Force before beginning his collegiate

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Scott Cherry and High Point Mutually Agree to Part Ways

High Point University athletics director Dan Hauser and Scott Cherry have mutually agreed to a change in the head coach leadership of the men’s basketball program, effective immediately. “I would like to thank Scott Cherry for his leadership and commitment to our men’s basketball program and the High Point community over the last nine years,”

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Scott Cherry Inks Four-year Extension at High Point

High Point University athletic director Dan Hauser announced Thursday that men’s basketball head coach Scott Cherry has signed a four-year contract extension that runs through the 2019-2020 season. The architect of four straight Big South regular season championship teams, Cherry has led the Panthers to four consecutive postseason appearances and 44 wins over the past

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OFFICIAL: High Point Adds Nate Bollinger to Staff

  HoopDirt.com news sponsored by Dr. Dish Following up on a rumor that I posted in the Daily Dirt last week (Daily Dirt – 9/10/15)… High Point University men’s basketball head Scott Cherry has announced the hiring of Nate Bollinger as the program’s director of player development. Bollinger comes to HPU from York College in

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Daily Dirt – 9/10/15

A bunch of things that I’ve heard as school gets underway… I have heard that Marywood (PA) assistant Jon Showers will become an assistant at York (PA).  He will replace Nate Bollinger who just became the director of player development at High Point.  Showers is a York native who has also coached with the York

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Eric Gabriel Promoted to Assistant Coach at High Point

HoopDirt.com news sponsored by Dr. Dish High Point University men’s basketball head coach Scott Cherry has announced that Eric Gabriel will be promoted to assistant coach for the 2015-16 season. Gabriel served as HPU’s director of player development in 2014-15 after working as the program’s director of video operations in 2013 and 2014. “I am very excited to promote

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High Point Dirt…

I have heard that High Point will promote Director of Player Development Eric Gabriel to the role of assistant coach.  He will replace Neill Berry who took an administrative spot on Steve Prohm’s new staff at Iowa State.  Gabriel joined the High Point University men’s basketball staff as the team’s first-ever Director of Video Operations in

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