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Maine Men’s Basketball Staff Update

HoopDirt.com mentioned these hires back on July 28th – Maine released the official statement announcing them today… Head Coach Richard Barron officially announced four staff additions on Tuesday, as Jason Steadman, Michael Strickland, Kyle Drennan, and Lance Richardson join the Black Bears’ coaching staff.  “I am very pleased to introduce our new staff members,” Barron

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Daily Dirt – 7/29/21

Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) Catching-up on a few things… McNeese State will add Robert Burlingham as their new Director of Basketball Operations. Burlingham was most recently a graduate assistant for Keno Davis at Central Michigan and has also worked as an assistant at West Virginia Tech. Trent Skinner has resigned as the head coach at

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MAINE DIRT: 3 new assistants set to be hired

Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) I can confirm that the University of Maine will hire Jai Steadman, Kyle Drennan, and Mike Strickland as assistant men’s basketball coaches. Steadman was most recently the associate head coach at UTRGV. The veteran assistant took over in February after the sudden passing of head coach Lew Hill. In addition to

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REPORT: Maine assistant headed to the Trail Blazers

Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) According to a TWEET by The Athletic’s Jason Quick, University of Maine assistant men’s basketball coach Edniesha Curry will join Chauncey Billups’ new staff with the Portland Trail Blazers as an assistant. Curry has been on the Black Bears men’s staff since 2018, and was an assistant with the women’s team

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Daily Dirt – 7/9/21

Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) Summer recruiting is in full swing, but coaches are still on the move. Here are some things that I’ve heard… I’ve heard from great sources that Texas Southern assistant Brandon Chambers will be hired as the Special Assistant to the Head Coach at LSU. Chambers had been at TSU for the

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Daily News – 12/2/20

Some news and notes from around the college basketball coaching world, with a little bonus DIRT at the end… UC RIverside head coach Mike Magpayo got win #1 as a head coach in last night’s 57-42 triumph over Washington. The win represents the first by both a Filipino and Asian DI head coach. It’s been a

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America East issues reprimand to Maine Men’s Basketball Coach Richard Barron

The America East Conference has issued a reprimand to University of Maine men’s basketball head coach Richard Barron for his public criticism of officiating, Commissioner Amy Huchthausen announced today. Barron made comments criticizing the officials during a televised halftime interview in Maine’s game vs. Vermont on January 22. Barron’s squad was trailing UVM 28-26 at

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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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