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Daily Dirt – 7/1/20

Two quick things from the D1 level to kick off July… I have heard that assistant Tobe Carberry and DBO Rey Crossman have both departed the basketball staff at Yale. Carberry had been on James Jones staff since 2017, and had also worked at LIU Brooklyn, Central Connecticut, and the University of New Haven. Crossman

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Daily Dirt – 7/31/19

Catching up on a bunch of things… Former Holy Cross assistant Freddie Owens will land on the staff at Patriot League foe Loyola (MD). This was first reported by Evan Daniels. He will replace A.J. Guyton who recently went back to his hometown of Peoria, IL to become the Director of Athletics for the Peoria

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Mercer Basketball Staff Update

Mercer men’s basketball head coach Greg Gary announced the hiring of three assistant coaches and a director of basketball operations on Wednesday. The hires complete Gary’s first-year coaching staff in his new role as the Bears’ head coach. Gary rounded out his coaching staff with the hiring of former Lamar associate head coach Bobby Kummer,

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Bob Hoffman Fired at Mercer

Mercer Director of Athletics Jim Cole announced Monday that men’s basketball head coach Bob Hoffman has been relieved of his duties, effective immediately. Cole and Hoffman met Monday morning to discuss the status of the program. At this time Cole informed Hoffman that a change in leadership would take place. “Coach Hoffman has made an

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Mercer Names Philip Pearson Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach

Philip Pearson, who brings more than 20 years of coaching experience working with multiple Division I programs, has been named assistant men’s basketball coach at Mercer University. Bob Hoffman, the Bears’ Head Coach, made the announcement Tuesday. Pearson has two decades plus of professional experience working at Georgia, Alabama, Murray State and Arkansas-Little Rock. The

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OFFICIAL: Kisonas Named DBO at Mercer

Following up on something that HoopDirt.com first mentioned back on April 25th (DAILY DIRT)… Elvis Kisonas, who has been working as a graduate assistant for the Mercer men’s basketball team, has been named Director of Basketball Operations for the Bears program. Head Coach Bob Hoffman made the announcement Monday. Kisonas, a native of Kaunas, Lithuania,

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Daily Dirt – 4/30/18

A few things to start the week… Portland State assistant coach Kahil Fennell has joined Chris Mack’s new staff at Louisville as the Director of Basketball Operations. Fennell was the associate head coach at Texas-Permian Basin for two years before joining the Portland State staff prior to last season. An official announcement is expected shortly.

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Daily Dirt – 4/25/18

A few things that I’ve heard… Grand Canyon head coach Dan Majerle has confirmed that Louis Wilson will be joining his staff. Johnson had spent the past three seasons as an assistant at Utah State, and was the head coach at DII Adams State before that. He will replace Todd Lee who became the head

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