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Claxton named Head Basketball Coach at Hofstra

Past. Present. Future. That is what defines Speedy Claxton and his relationship with the Hofstra men’s basketball program.  During his spectacular playing career, he lifted the Pride to the NCAA Tournament. Over the last eight years as a member of the coaching staff, he helped guide the team back to the top of the conference.

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Daily Dirt – 3/31/21

Last day of March – it’s been crazy! A few quick hitters as we gear up for April… The most interesting name at Austin Peay is Duke associate head coach Nate James. Also hearing Nicholls State head coach Austin Claunch mentioned here. Seems like this one is moving quickly. Former Tulane and The Citadel head

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Daily Dirt – 3/24/21

Some quick hitters to start the day… UMBC head coach Ryan Odom is emerging as the leader at the College of Charleston. The chatter on this one has really picked up over the past 24-hours. Pretty interesting since C of C hired CSA to help with the search – former Wake Forest + South Carolina

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Daily Dirt – 3/22/21

Some things to kick off the week… Obviously a tough situation at UTRGV as they look to hire a new head coach after the passing of Lew Hill. The three names that I’ve heard so far are Texas associate head coach K.T. Turner, Oklahoma assistant Pooh Williamson, and Texas Tech assistant Ulric Maligi. Early names

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Hofstra opens as Mihalich steps away from coaching

Hofstra University Vice President and Director of Athletics Rick Cole Jr. announced today that Head Men’s Basketball Coach Joe Mihalich will transition to a new role within the department and serve as a special advisor to the director of athletics.  “Coach Mihalich has been an incredible leader, educator, and steward of our men’s basketball program

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HOT: Mihalich to take temporary leave at Hofstra

Hofstra University Head Men’s Basketball Coach Joe Mihalich will be taking a temporary medical leave from his head coaching responsibilities. “We wish Coach Mihalich well during this time and look forward to his return soon,” commented Hofstra Vice President and Director of Athletics Rick Cole Jr. Associate Head Coach Mike Farrelly will serve as the

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Hofstra Basketball Staff Update

Hofstra University Head Men’s Basketball Coach Joe Mihalich announced today that Andrew Cobian has been promoted to director of player development and Sean Smith has been named the director of men’s basketball operations. “We are thrilled to announce these new titles for Andrew and Sean,” commented Mihalich. “Andrew and Sean have been big parts of our success here at Hofstra

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Curtin elevated to Assistant Coach at Hofstra

Hofstra Head Men’s Basketball Coach Joe Mihalich announced today that he has promoted Colin Curtin to the position of assistant coach.  “Colin is a hard-working and extremely loyal coach who is well-prepared and ready for this new position,” commented Mihalich. “Colin is a student of the game and has dedicated himself to being a great coach and we are

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Mihalich Awarded Contract Extension at Hofstra

Hofstra University Director of Athletics Rick Cole Jr. announced today a contract extension for Pride Head Men’s Basketball Joe Mihalich. The new extension will take Mihalich through the 2023-24 season.  “We are thrilled to make today’s announcement about Coach Mihalich,” commented Cole Jr. “Joe has been a guiding force in the success of our men’s

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Milestone wins for Bennett, Pitino, and Mihalich

Three Division I head coaches reached milestone victories over the past few days… With #4 Virginia’s 100-64 win over Marshall yesterday, head coach Tony Bennett recorded his 300th career win (231st at Virginia) to become the 80th active DI head coach with 300 or more wins. Richard Pitino collected his 100th victory at Minnesota last

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