Niagara fires Head Basketball Coach Chris Casey

Director of Athletics Simon Gray has announced that after six years as the men’s basketball head coach, Chris Casey has been relieved of his duties at Niagara University. Gray will begin a national search immediately to find the 22nd head coach of the Purple Eagles.    “Chris Casey is a man of integrity and he was 100 percent

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DI DIRT: Johnson out at Fairfield

I can confirm that Sydeny Johnson is out as the head basketball coach at Fairfield. Johnson went 116-147 in his eight seasons with the Stags, including 9-22 (6-12 MAAC) this past season. The former head coach at Princeton now has a career mark of 182-200. An official announcement is expected later this morning.

Niagara Extends Casey Through 2021-22

Niagara University Director of Athletics Simon Gray announced that men’s basketball head coach Chris Casey’s contract has been extended through the 2021-22 season. “Entering his sixth season as head coach, Chris Casey’s passion and commitment to Niagara University and the Western New York region is stronger than ever,” Gray said. “Chris is a man of integrity who directs his

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Baker Dunleavy Signs Five-Year Extension at Quinnipiac

Quinnipiac Director of Athletics and Recreation Greg Amodio has announced that men’s basketball head coach Baker Dunleavy has agreed to a five-year contract extension through the 2022-23 season. Dunleavy lead the Bobcats on a run to the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference semifinals in his first season at the helm. “Baker Dunleavy embodies all of the qualities that

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Siena Basketball Staff Update

The SIENA DIRT that published on May 15th has finally been made official… New Siena Basketball Head Coach Jamion Christian has announced his inaugural staff for the 2018-19 season. Assistant coaches Graham Bousley, Ryan Devlin, and Carmen Maciariello ‘01, and director of basketball operations Harley Fuller comprise Christian’s first Siena staff. “I’m excited to

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Sydney Johnson Signs Contract Extension through 2021 at Fairfield

Fairfield University today announced a contract extension for Head Men’s Basketball Coach Sydney Johnson through the 2020-21 season. Johnson most recently led Fairfield to the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) Championship Game. “Our excitement over the progress made this past season, combined with the momentum of the Men’s Basketball program moving-forward, creates the ideal time

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Siena Dirt II…

Jamion Christian’s new staff at Siena is beginning to take shape. Last night, I confirmed that Ryan Devlin would be added to the Saints staff (SIENA DIRT). I’ve now also heard from multiple sources that George Washington assistant Carmen Maciariello will also be hired as an assistant coach. Maciariello is an Albany area native who

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Siena Dirt…

I can confirm that Ryan Devlin has been added to Jamion Christian’s new staff at Siena. Devlin was most recently the Director of Player Development at Penn State (2013-17). He also spent four seasons as an assistant at the College of Southern Idaho and worked for Hall of Fame high school Stu Vetter at Montrose

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Marist Basketball Staff Update

Head coach John Dunne of the Marist men’s basketball program has finalized his coaching staff. Matt Henry, Serge Clement, and Kevin Driscoll will be the Red Foxes’ assistant coaches, and Dalip Bhatia will serve as Director of Men’s Basketball Operations. “We have great chemistry,” Dunne said. “It’s a hard-working group that complements each other well.

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