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OFFICIAL: Yaklich named Head Basketball Coach at UIC

No stranger to the state of Illinois and the Chicagoland area, Luke Yaklich has been named head men’s basketball coach for the UIC Flames, subject to approval by the University of Illinois Board of Trustees. The 43-year-old Yaklich brings 21 years of coaching experience to Chicago and he has helped lead three collegiate programs –

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OFFICIAL: UIC parts ways with Steve McClain

Steve McClain will not return next season as head coach of UIC men’s basketball, Director of Athletics Michael Lipitz announced.   “We thank Coach McClain for his contributions over the past five seasons and sincerely appreciate his efforts on behalf of our program and student-athletes,” said Lipitz. “We are committed to men’s basketball returning to

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Greg Kampe Extended Through 2020 at Oakland

Director of Athletics Jeff Konya announced on Monday that Oakland University and men’s basketball head coach Greg Kampe have agreed to terms for a contract extension. Kampe’s current contract was set to expire in May 2017, and will now run through the 2019-2020 season. “Greg has done a great job with our transition into the Horizon League

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OFFICIAL: Head Basketball Coach Billy Donlon’s Contract Terminated at Wright State

Thanks to great sources who got HoopDirt.com out in front of this story first on Wednesday… Wright State University Athletics Director Bob Grant has announced the university will be changing coaches for its men’s basketball program. The university and Billy Donlon’s representative have been in conversations for the last several days about the basketball program’s

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Wisconsin-Green Bay Dirt…

On Monday, I mentioned some very early names in the search to replace Brian Wardle at Wisconsin-Green Bay (http://hoopdirt.com/blog/7c40e807/daily-dirt-3-30-15/…). Included in that list were: UWGB associate head coach Brian Barone, Indiana assistant Tim Buckley, Virginia assistant Ron Sanchez, and Nebraska assistant Chris Harriman. Since Monday, there have been a bunch of other names popping up

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