Ivy League

Jones inks Extension at Yale

James Jones, the winningest men’s basketball coach in Yale history, has signed a contract extension that will keep him at the helm of the program through 2026, Director of Athletics Vicky Chun announced. “I am thrilled that James will remain a Yale Bulldog!  James and his family have not only been model citizens at Yale

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Thoni added to Dartmouth Men’s Basketball Staff

Story Courtesy Dartmouth Athletics: Rick Bender Dartmouth men’s basketball head coach David McLaughlin today announced the hiring of Will Thoni as an assistant coach. Thoni comes to Dartmouth following nine years at Davidson College as a student manager, walk-on player and staff member. “We are thrilled to welcome Will to our program, and I am

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DIII DIRT: Clark U. set to hire Ivy League assistant

I have heard from multiple sources that DIII Clark University (MA) will hire Brown University assistant Tyler Simms as their new head basketball coach. Simms has been an assistant at Brown since 2015, and served as the DBO at Siena before that. He played collegiately at DIII Trinity College (2004-08). An official announcement is expected

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Milestone wins for Amaker, Schmidt

A couple of milestone wins from this weekend: Harvard head coach Tommy Amaker won the 400th game of his career with a 75-68 overtime win at Penn. Amaker, who has also been the head coach at Seton Hall and Michigan, becomes the 135th DI head coach to reach the 400 mark. His career record now

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Graham Promoted to Associate Head Coach at Penn

The University of Pennsylvania’s John R. Rockwell Head Coach of Men’s Basketball, Steve Donahue, has announced the promotion of Nat Graham to the position of Associate Head Coach on his coaching staff. Graham enters fifth season on the Penn men’s basketball staff in 2018-19, and he has been on the bench with Coach Donahue for

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Yale Dirt…

I can confirm that Yale head coach James Jones will hire Rey Crossman as his new Director of Basketball Operations. Crossman will replace Chris Vincent who became an assistant at Miami Dade College earlier this month (Ivy League Dirt). Crossman had been an assistant at Skidmore College for the past three seasons. Prior to joining

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