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HoopDirt.com Daily News – 1/17/19

Coaches have gone wild in the American Athletic Conference with three ejections in the past two nights. Tuesday night, Cincinnati head coach Mick Cronin was ejected for arguing a shot clock issue. Last night, both UConn head coach Dan Hurley, and Tulsa head coach Frank Haith were booted for arguing…with each other! The fairly amusing

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Daily Dirt – 3/21/18

A bunch of things that I’ve heard… Last week, I mentioned four candidates at Eastern Kentucky (EKU DIRT). Two quick updates on this one…1. Purdue assistant Greg Gary needs to be added to the list. 2. I have heard that NC State’s AW Hamilton (on the list) interviewed earlier this week. I have heard that

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OFFICIAL: Maine Replaces Bob Walsh with Richard Barron

Richard Barron, University of Maine special assistant to the director of athletics, has been named head coach of the men’s basketball team. Following coach Bob Walsh’s decision to not seek a contract extension, the university moved forward with the appointment of Barron. Effective March 5, Barron will immediately assume all head coaching responsibilities. “The university

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University of Maine Dirt…

HoopDirt.com can confirm that University of Maine Director of Basketball Operations Moses Sonko is no longer with the program. I have heard that he departed due to a personal family issue. Sonko was hired this past September after wrapping-up a ten-year professional playing career overseas in France, Angola and Israel. The former standout at Coastal

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UMaine Men’s Basketball Announces Hiring of Bob Simon, Moses Sonko

 UMaine men’s basketball coach Bob Walsh announced today the additions of Bob Simon and Moses Sonko to the Black Bear coaching staff. Simon, the former associate head coach at the University of Alabama, has been named assistant coach, while Moses Sonko fills the role of director of basketball operations and recruiting coordinator. Simon brings over 25 years of collegiate coaching experience to the

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Maine Dirt…

I can confirm that Maine head coach Bob Walsh will hire Bob Simon as an assistant basketball coach. Simon had spent the past two seasons as the associate head coach at Alabama before departing Avery Johnson’s staff in May. Before being hired at Alabama, Simon worked for Ed Cooley at both Providence and Fairfield, and

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