Today’s news and notes from through out the college basketball coaching world… Tulane head coach Ron Hunter will not coach his team on Saturday vs Temple. He released the following on Twitter: “After being informed of my exposure to someone who tested positive for Covid-19, I am following the quarantine protocol and will be unable
Old Dominion University men’s basketball coach Jeff Jones announced Wednesday that he has had a recurrence of prostate cancer. Jones was initially diagnosed and treated for the disease in 2015. Jones learned of the relapse in the summer of 2017 and began treatment this summer to stall its progression. He said that neither the cancer
Old Dominion has signed Jeff Jones to a four-year contract that will keep the veteran basketball coach at the University at least through 2021-22. Jones received a raise of about $50,000 per year over the original deal he signed in 2014 and will be among the three highest-paid coaches in Conference USA, according to Dr.
Following up on a rumor that HoopDirt.com posted back on May 10th (ODU DIRT)… Old Dominion men’s basketball head coach Jeff Jones has named Kelvin Jefferson an assistant coach. Jefferson served an assistant coach under Jones at American University from 2001-05. “I am very excited to have Kelvin Jefferson join our coaching staff,” Jones said.
Following up on some “dirt” that I tweeted earlier today… HoopDirt.com can confirm that South Kent head coach Kelvin Jefferson will become an assistant on Jeff Jones’ staff at Old Dominion. Jefferson had previously been at DI assistant at Vermont, American (where he worked for Jones), Stony Brook, and Colgate. He has spent the past seven seasons
Old Dominion University head men’s basketball coach Jeff Jones has been diagnosed with prostate cancer and will undergo surgery to treat it, ODU announced today. “A check-up in late 2014 revealed an elevated PSA [Prostate-Specific Antigen] level,“ Jones said. “I underwent follow-up tests during the season, and in April a biopsy confirmed the existence of