Jay Wright

REPORT: Villanova’s Jay Wright “likely” to retire

According to multiple tweets by Shams Charania, Senior lead NBA Insider/Writer/Analyst for The Athletic and Stadium, Villanova head coach Jay Wright is “likely” retiring. Charania also reports that Fordham head coach Kyle Neptune is the likely successor. More soon on this fast developing story…

Daily News & Notes – 1/5/21

Today’s Daily News and Notes from around the college basketball coaching world… Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski will miss Wednesday’s game vs. Boston College as he self-isolates. Krzyzewski said that a member of his family tested positive for COVID-19 which has forced he and his wife, Mickie, to quarantine. Both have tested negative for the virus. More

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Daily News & Notes – 12/28/20

Today’s daily news and notes from round the college basketball coaching world…   The Villanova men’s basketball program has paused all team activities due to COVID-19 positive test results impacting Tier 1 staff members. Head Coach Jay Wright has tested positive for the virus and is in isolation per CDC guidelines while experiencing mild symptoms.

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Daily News & Notes – 12/10/20

News and notes from the college basketball coaching world… Interesting side note from D2 Fort Hays State win at Kansas State on Tuesday. FHSU head coach Mark Johnson (the all-time leader in wins at the school), and associate head coach Jeremy Brown both missed the game due to COVID issues. 2nd-year assistant Todd Johnston led

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HoopDirt.com Daily News – 1/9/18

HoopDirt.com’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 WDRB.com, 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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Tuesday Starting 5 – Villanova Championship #XsOs

HoopDirt.com’s Tuesday Starting Five Presented by FastModel Sports FastModel Sports® is the creator of FastDraw® & FastScout®, the best play diagramming and report building software in basketball. FastDraw is used by all U.S. professional teams, 85% of college teams, and 6,000+ high school and youth teams. Learn more about FastDraw here. By: Gibson Pyper / HoopDirt.com Contributor The Villanova Wildcats won

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George Raveling’s Coaching for Success Academy

George Raveling’s Coaching for Success Academy September 26th and 27th, 2015.  Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA Official website and registration info: Coaching for Success Academy Speakers: George Raveling John Calipari Buzz Williams Jay Wright Mike Dunlap Cuonzo Martin Kevin Eastman Dana Altman Cynthia Cooper-Dyke Ernie Kent Saturday, September 26, 2015 8:00-9:00AM – Registration 9:00-10:15AM –

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