Daily Dirt – 5/26/20

A few things to kick off the week following the long weekend.. The Greg Heiar to ETSU rumors seem to be gaining some momentum. It sounds like the LSU assistant could be jumping ship and joining Jason Shay’s staff, with an announcement coming as early as this week. Heiar has been at LSU since 2017

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Daily Dirt – 6/28/19

A bunch of things to close out the week… I mentioned back on 6/3 that Chinedu Nwachukwu was the leader for the opening at Dartmouth. I have heard that he was offered the job, but will now be headed to Youngstown State instead. He had been on John Beilein’s staff since 2016-17, and was the

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LSU Basketball Staff Update

Former LSU star Tasmin Mitchell, who has served the past two seasons as the Director of Student-Athlete Development for the Tigers, was announced on Wednesday as the team’s new Assistant Coach. Coach Will Wade made the announcement while visiting with Louisiana media at the Southeastern Conference Meetings in Destin. The position change is subject to the approval of

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Wade Reinstated as LSU Basketball Coach

Statement of LSU Athletics Director and Vice Chancellor Joe Alleva on the reinstatement of Tiger Basketball Coach Will Wade: “The LSU Athletics Department today agreed to reinstate Will Wade as head coach of the Tiger basketball program. Coach Wade met Friday with University and NCAA officials. During those meetings, he answered all questions and denied

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Daily Dirt – 2/26/18

A few things that I’ve heard today with some news and updates mixed in… With Dan McHale being released today at Eastern Kentucky, the early HOT name there is Nicholls State head coach Richie Riley. A former EKU player (played for Travis Ford) and assistant coach (worked for Jeff Neubauer), Riley currently has Nicholls State

Continue Reading → Daily News – 1/15/18’s Daily News from the college basketball coaching world… LSU head coach Will Wade has issued an apology after he flipped out at the end of the Alabama game on Saturday (video HERE). Wade said he texted the SEC coordinator of officiating after the game to say that any contact he made with an official

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OFFICIAL: Merritt Joins LSU Men’s Basketball Staff

Will Wade announced that Brian Merritt will be a part of the LSU men’s basketball staff for the 2017-18 season. The move was first reported by back on July 19th (LSU DIRT). Merritt, most recently serving as Director of Scouting/Recruiting for John Lucas Enterprises, will have the title of Coordinator of Basketball Operations. “We

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