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IUPUI’s Rimm to return for 2020-21 season

Following much speculation over that past few months, IUPUI has now announced that Byron Rimm II will return as the head basketball coach next season. Rimm was named as the interim head coach just before last season. IUPUI conducted a search following the season, but shut it down due to the COVID-19 outbreak. They had

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Daily Dirt – 5/26/20

A few things to kick off the week following the long weekend.. The Greg Heiar to ETSU rumors seem to be gaining some momentum. It sounds like the LSU assistant could be jumping ship and joining Jason Shay’s staff, with an announcement coming as early as this week. Heiar has been at LSU since 2017

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Daily Dirt – 3/26/20

A speed round of today’s Daily Dirt… I have heard from multiple sources that the search at IUPUI has been temporarily suspended. More as I hear it, but it sounds like Byron Rimm is still in place as the interim. Search had moved on to second round interviews. Obviously everyone out there reporting Minnesota assistant

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Daily Dirt – 3/11/20

Things are definitely picking up. Here are a bunch of things that I’ve heard… The search at Wyoming is underway. I’ve heard that AD Tom Burman is running this one in house without the help of a search firm. Early names such as former Nebraska head coach Tim Miles and Northern Colorado head coach Jeff

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Daily Dirt – 3/4/20

Starting to get busy around here! I tweeted yesterday that the O/U on DI openings this week was 6 – two popped after that tweet, so we’re trending towards the over. A bunch of D2’s and D3’s have opened this week as well (with more coming in the next few days). Here are a few

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Burton added to IUPUI Men’s Basketball staff

IUPUI Head Basketball Coach Byron Rimm II has filled out his coaching staff, officially naming Brian Burton an assistant coach on Monday (Oct. 28). Burton comes to IUPUI from UTEP, where he spent the 2018-19 season as an assistant. All total, Burton boasts 15 years of college basketball coaching experience, including stops at UTEP, Fresno

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Rimm Named Interim Head Basketball Coach at IUPUI

The IUPUI Athletics Department and Director of Athletics Dr. Roderick Perry have announced that Byron Rimm II has been named interim head men’s basketball coach, effective immediately. Rimm joined the IUPUI program last October as the Jaguars’ associate head coach and helped the program to a 16-win season and a postseason berth. The 16 wins

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BREAKING: Gardner resigns as Head Basketball Coach at IUPUI

Following his arrest yesterday for OWI, IUPUI head coach Jason Gardner has resigned. According to the Indianapolis Star, Gardner resigned from his post at IUPUI Tuesday, Assistant Athletic Director Ed Holdaway confirmed. Holdaway said it was a mutual decision between Gardner and the university, adding “we certainly wish him the best.”  Gardner was former standout at Arizona,

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IUPUI Men’s Basketball Coach Arrested

Multiple outlets are reporting that IUPUI head coach Jason Gardner was arrested for operating while intoxicated early Monday morning. According to a report from Fox59 in Indianapolis Gardner was arrested at 5:10 a.m. Monday in Fishers and charged with OWI, according to records from the Hamilton County Jail. Gardner, who has coached at IUPUI since

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Evans named Director of Basketball Operations at IUPUI

The IUPUI Athletics Department and head basketball coach Jason Gardner have announced the hiring of Aaron Evans as the men’s basketball program’s Director of Operations. Evans comes to IUPUI on the heels of helping nearby Marian University to back-to-back NAIA National Tournament appearances, including a Final Four berth in 2019. All total, he spent the

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Loechle promoted to Assistant Coach at IUPUI

The IUPUI Athletics Department and head basketball coach Jason Gardner have announced that Isaac Loechle has been promoted to men’s basketball assistant coach after spending last season as the Jaguars’ Director of Operations. Loechle began coaching duties earlier this summer and joins Byron Rimm and Matt Dunn on head coach Jason Gardner’s staff.  “I’m definitely

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