Leonard Hamilton

Hoop Insights: The Balance of the ‘Noles

by Aaron Hanshaw | Just Play Sports Solutions | Analytics Academy There are a handful of things in life that we’ve come to accept are inevitable. Death and taxes are the most commonly used examples, but there are others, too. In the college basketball world, even in a year where Duke and Syracuse may miss the tournament, one thing remains

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OFFICIAL: Hamilton inks 5-yr extension at FSU

Following-up on a report from earlier this morning. Florida State has now made Leonard Hamilton’s contract extension official. Here is the press release from FSU: Florida State University Vice President and Director of Athletics David Coburn announced today that Florida State has extended the contract with head basketball coach Leonard Hamilton through the 2024-25 season.

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REPORT: Florida State’s Hamilton to sign 5-yr extension

According to a report this morning by the Tallahassee Democrat, Florida State will announce today that head men’s basketball coach Leonard Hamilton and FSU have agreed to a five-year contract extension worth $11.25 million in guaranteed money, retroactive to when his previous contract expired in April 2020. According to the report, Hamilton’s previous contract originally

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Steve Smith joins Florida State Basketball Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (seminoles.com) – Steve Smith, who helped coach Clemson to the Sweet 16 of the 2018 NCAA Tournament, has been named an assistant coach at Florida State as announced by Seminole Head Coach Leonard Hamilton.   “I have known Coach Smith for a decade or more, and he is well respected in our profession,” said

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Florida State Dirt II…

On Thursday, I said that former SEMO head coach Dickey Nutt was in the mix to join the staff at Florida State.  I can now confirm that he will in fact join Leonard Hamilton’s staff – his title will be Video Coordinator.  Nutt’s first job as an assistant was under Hamilton back in 1987 at

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Florida State Dirt…

I have now heard from multiple sources who have told me that former Southeast Missouri head coach Dickey Nutt is in the mix to join Leonard Hamilton’s staff at Florida State. Nutt’s first job as an assistant was under Hamilton back in 1987 at Oklahoma State.  Before becoming the head coach at SEMO in 2009,

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