Taylor rejoins McCaffery; Named assistant at Iowa

University of Iowa Head Basketball Coach Fran McCaffery has named Billy Taylor as an assistant coach on his basketball staff, replacing the position previously occupied by Andrew Francis. Taylor joins the Hawkeye staff as an assistant coach after 18 years of collegiate coaching experience, including head coaching stints at Ball State, Lehigh, and Belmont Abbey. McCaffery

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Big Ten Issues Public Reprimand of Iowa Men’s Basketball Coach Fran McCaffery and Announces Institutional Fine

The Big Ten office issued a public reprimand of Iowa men’s basketball head coach Fran McCaffery for violating the Big Ten Sportsmanship Policy following Iowa’s game against Ohio State on Feb. 26. The Big Ten supports the University of Iowa’s two game suspension of Coach McCaffery announced on Wednesday. In addition, the conference announced that

Continue Reading → Daily News – 2/1/18’s Daily News from the college basketball coaching world… Colorado State head basketball coach Larry Eustachy is facing new conduct investigation. CSU athletic director Joe Parker said Wednesday, “We have started a climate assessment, which involves conversations with the students and staff members associated with the men’s basketball program.  As always, we will not make

Continue Reading → Daily News – 1/26/18’s Daily News from the college basketball coaching world… USC has officially fired associate head coach Tony Bland in the aftermath of his arrest last fall in the college basketball bribery and corruption probe, his attorney told The Los Angeles Times. Jeffrey Lichtman, Bland’s New York-based attorney, said USC cut ties with the coach last

Continue Reading → Daily News – 1/9/18’s Daily News from the college basketball coaching world… Kentucky associate head coach Kenny Payne is getting some strong support for the Louisville job. In a recent article by Rick Bozich on, former Cardinal standouts Pervis Ellison and Billy Thompson give Payne (a Louisville alum) their endorsement. Also, Hall of Fame coach Larry Brown

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Al Seibert Named Director of Operations at Iowa

University of Iowa head men’s basketball coach Fran McCaffery announced today that Al Seibert is now the director of basketball operations. Seibert, who has spent the past five seasons as the team’s video coordinator, fills the operations void left by Billy Taylor. Taylor left to become the head coach at Belmont Abbey College in North

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Dartmouth Search Update…

The search to replace Paul Cormier at Dartmouth is nearing a conclusion. On campus interviews began last week, and will wrap up in the next day so.  The names that I have heard are: Dane Fischer – Assistant Coach George Mason David McLaughlin – Associate Head Coach Northeastern Mark Prosser – Associate Head Coach Winthrop Billy

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Daily Roundup – 12/11/15

Oklahoma State head coach Travis Ford was ejected from his sons Stillwater (OK) High School game last night.  According to reports, Ford told the officials to “Blow your whistle,” and, “Do your job,” before being escorted out of the gym.  The night was not a total loss for the Ford family however…after chipping in 12

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