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HoopDirt.com Daily News – 2/4/19

I tweeted about this one yesterday, but if you haven’t watched Dr. George Barber’s Greenville University team play, you should. In a weekend where NC State scored 24 points in a loss to Virginia Tech, Barber’s squad exploded for 200! Earlier in the week, GU beat MacMurray 167-145, and then topped that on Saturday with

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Memphis Basketball Staff Update

University of Memphis coach Penny Hardaway has added two more members to his initial staff. Hardaway announced that former Tiger basketball player Dwight Boyd and former Tennessee State assistant basketball coach Rodney Hamilton, both Memphis natives, will join the staff. Boyd will become Director of Player Personnel, and Hamilton will serve as Director of Operations.

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Daily Dirt – 3/23/18

Wrapping up a busy week… I have heard that the search at Loyola (Maryland) is down to three. One of the three is Xavier assistant Luke Murray. The other two are also high major assistants – one from the east coast, one from the south. I have also heard that Northwestern assistant Billy Donlon and

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BREAKING: Memphis Fires Tubby Smith

Memphis has fired head basketball coach Tubby Smith. The university has just issued the following statement: “After considerable deliberations & in the best financial interest of the University of Memphis, an agreement of separation with Head Men’s Basketball Coach Tubby Smith has been reached. Details are to be finalized, & no further comment will be

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Daily Dirt – 3/14/18

It’s been a crazy start to the week (and we’re continuing to dig out of a blizzard here in Boston). Here are some things that I’ve heard… Still waiting for the official announcement on the firing of Marty Simmons at Evansville. In the meantime, the hot name making the rounds there is former Indiana standout

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