Ryan “Bubba” Smith has been selected to become the new head coach of the Lee men’s basketball program. The announcement was officially made during a press conference, formally introducing Smith and his family on Friday morning. Smith, who has built the Sewanee (University of the South) program into one of the top teams in NCAA
HoopDirt.com can confirm that Lee University will hire Bubba Smith as their new head basketball coach with the announcement coming tomorrow. We listed Smith as one of the finalists for the job in our “dirt” earlier this week (Lee University Finalists). Smith has spent the past eight seasons as the head coach at Sewanee where he
Last week, HoopDirt.com published a group of ten candidates for the open position at DII Lee University (Daily Dirt II – 3/28/16). It now sounds like that group has been whittled down to three (or four depending on who you talk to). I have heard that the final group is on campus this week and
I mentioned earlier in today’s first round of the Daily Dirt that I had some “dirt” on a few DII jobs – here’s what I’ve got… EASTERN NEW MEXICO: The Greyhounds are searching to replace Stot Carter who resigned back on 3/8. The names that I have heard here are: Clif Carroll (head coach Sul Ross State), Chris
Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Wanted to catch up on a few things before heading out to watch today’s first round games. Should be interesting to be out in Boston on St. Patty’s Day – wish me luck… Last week, I mentioned that Michael Bradley was out as an assistant at Eastern Kentucky (Bluegrass State Dirt).
Dr. Paul Conn, Lee University President, released the names of the search committee for the vacant men’s basketball position on Tuesday afternoon. Current plans call for the three finalists, selected by the committee, to be on the president’s desk by the end of March. The search committee will consist of current Lee administrators and coaches
The Tommy Brown era of Lee University basketball came to an end Saturday, after 11 years, when school officials announced a search committee is being formed to seek his successor. Brown took the helm at Lee in 2005 and led his team to numerous winning seasons in the NAIA, before faltering in three years of
Some things that I’ve heard as we cruise in the the 4th of July Weekend…. “Hot” name for the opening at Winona State is Wisconsin Green Bay assistant Randall Herbst. The Winona State alum joined Linc Darner’s staff this past spring. He also worked with Darner at Florida Southern, and has been a head coach