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Kuhl named DBO at Iona

Iona College men’s basketball head coach Rick Pitino announced the appointment of Joey Kuhl as Director of Operations. Kuhl comes to New Rochelle after spending the 2019-20 season as a graduate assistant at Texas Tech. “Joey comes with an unbelievable recommendation from a coach I’m very close with, Chris Beard,” said Pitino. “We’re excited to have

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BREAKING REPORT: Pitino headed to Iona

Iona Athletic Director Matt Glovaski has told Jon Rothstein that Rick Pitino will become the Gaels new head basketball coach. The former Kentucky and Louisville head coach had been coaching Panathinaikos B.C. in Greece. He would replace Tim Cluess who resigned due to health concerns yesterday. This story will be updated as it develops.

Tim Cluess Update

Iona head basketball coach Tim Cluess released the following letter today regarding his current health situation: We continue to wish him the best as he works to get back to the sidelines.

Cluess adds Mailhot to Iona MBB staff

Iona College men’s basketball head coach Tim Cluess announced the appointment of Jeff Mailhot as assistant coach for the program. Mailhot comes to New Rochelle after two seasons as an assistant at New Mexico State University. “Coach Mailhot will be a great addition to our program,” said Cluess. “His experience at the Division I and

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HoopDirt.com Daily News – 10/29/18

Bruce Pascoe from the Arizona Daily Star penned a good piece with an update on what the recent convictions in the college basketball pay-for-play scandal could mean for former Wildcat assistant Book Richardson. Pascoe examines some of Richardson’s tweets from last week, and checks in with his attorney. The full story can be found HERE.

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Daily Dirt – 5/31/18

A bunch of things that I’ve heard… Tim Maloney, an assistant at Iona last year, has become the head coach at Dunbar HS in Florida. Prior to joining the Iona staff last year, Maloney had spent eight seasons as the DBO at Baylor. He has also worked at Florida, UMass, Eastern Kentucky and Buffalo. I

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Daily Dirt – 8/25/17

Catching up on a bunch of things that I’ve heard…   Former New Mexico State assistant Jesse Bopp has landed as the varsity basketball coach at IMG Academy (FL). He was a finalist to become the head coach at NMSU this past spring after Paul Weir jumped ship to the University of  New Mexico. Bopp

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