Johnny Jones

Jones inks contract extension at Texas Southern

Texas Southern head men’s basketball coach Johnny Jones has agreed to a contract extension, Vice President of Intercollegiate Athletics Kevin Granger announced Tuesday. The extension, which is pending the approval of the Texas Southern University Board of Regents, will keep Jones as head coach of the Tigers through the 2026 season. Jones ushered the Tigers into

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Texas Southern Men’s Basketball Staff Update

New Texas Southern head coach Johnny Jones has added Randy Peele and Kenneth Mangrum to his staff, and retained Shyrone Chatman. Randy Peele Veteran coach Randy Peele has been to three NCAA Tournaments as a head coach and spent four season as the Associate Head Coach for the Tennessee State men’s basketball team (2014-18) under

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LSU AD Joe Alleva to Hold Press Conference at 11 a.m. CT

LSU Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics Joe Alleva will hold a press conference at 11 a.m. CT on Friday, March 10, to make an announcement about the school’s men’s basketball program. It is expected that head basketball coach Johnny Jones has been relived of his duties. More on this after the press conference.

REPORT: Jones out at LSU following SEC Tournament

According to a report by Andrew Lopez from The Times-Picayune, LSU will part ways with head basketball coach Johnny Jones following the SEC tournament. LSU is currently 10-20 (2-16 SEC), and will face Mississippi State tomorrow night in the opening round of the SEC Tournament. In his five seasons at LSU, Jones put together a

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Pinkins to Leave LSU Staff

LSU head men’s basketball coach Johnny Jones has announced that assistant coach Al Pinkins is leaving the Tigers staff to pursue another coaching opportunity. Pinkins, a native of Camilla, Georgia, joined the Tiger program prior to the 2015-16 season, after coaching in the SEC for one year at Tennessee and three seasons at Ole Miss.

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Brendan Suhr Named Associate Head Coach at LSU

LSU men’s basketball coach Johnny Jones completed his coaching staff for the 2015-16 season on Tuesday by naming former NBA championship winning assistant coach Brendan Suhr as the Tigers’ new Associate Coach. Suhr, who is the founder and president of the speaking and consulting firm Off the Court, Inc., has been a part of the University of Central Florida

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Pinkins Named Assistant Coach at LSU

LSU men’s basketball coach Johnny Jones announced that Al Pinkins would be joining the Tiger staff as assistant coach. Pinkins, 42, has served his last two assistant coaching stints in the Southeastern Conference at Ole Miss and Tennessee. The hiring is subject to the usual certification of background check and approval by the LSU Board

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