Michigan State

Daily News – 10/21/21

Tom Izzo has shaken-up his staff a bit at Michigan State. Assistant coach Mike Garland will now assume the title of special assistant to the head coach, while Mark Montgomery will be elevated from recruiting coordinator to assistant coach. More on these moves HERE. Gonzaga head coach Mark Few, who has been suspended for three

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Michigan State Basketball Staff Update

Michigan State’s men’s basketball Head Coach Tom Izzo announced several staffing changes, with Doug Wojcik moving to assistant coach and three former Spartan standouts returning to the program. Wojcik, who was an assistant coach under Izzo from 2003-05, returned to East Lansing in 2018 and has spent the last three years as recruiting coordinator.  He

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Dane Fife added to Indiana Basketball Staff

Indiana University men’s basketball coach Mike Woodson has announced that former Hoosier player and assistant coach Dane Fife will return to his alma mater and rejoin the IU staff.  The Clarkston, Michigan native is back after spending the last 10 seasons on Tom Izzo’s staff at Michigan State, the last three as Associate Head Coach. “Dane

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DAILY DIRT – 8/13/20

Catching-up on a few things… I have heard that Niagara head coach Greg Paulus is finalizing his staff – it sounds like he may have two spots to fill. The names that I’ve heard here are former UAB assistant Kevin Devitt, and a current staffer in the A-10. Should be official shortly. Kevon Davis is

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Michigan State Announces Tom Izzo Hall of History

In honor of the winningest coach in Spartan Basketball history, Michigan State Athletics will name a portion of the on-going renovations at the Jack Breslin Student Events Center in recognition of men’s basketball coach Tom Izzo, pending Board of Trustee approval. The Tom Izzo Hall of History is expected to be completed in the fall

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Tom Izzo Wins 500th Career Game at Michigan State

HoopDirt.com news sponsored by Dr. Dish No. 3 Michigan State beat Boston College 99-68 Thursday in an opening-round game at the DirectTV Wooden Legacy, giving coach Tom Izzo his 500th career victory.  His career record is now 500-199, with all 500 victories coming as the head coach at Michigan State.  Some of Izzo’s career highlights

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Greg Kampe’s Beat Cancer Event

I spoke with Oakland head coach Greg Kampe today, and he filled me in on an unbelieveable event that he is running next month to raise money for the American Cancer Society.  Kampe, who has been the head coach at Oakland for the past 31-years, has organized a one of a kind weekend, including golf and

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Bowling Green Dirt…

Pretty interesting search going on at Bowling Green as AD Chris Kingston scrambles to replace recently fired head coach Chris Jans.  I’ve talked to a bunch of people surrounding this one, and keep getting the same names – all Big Ten assistants plus one internal candidate.  I have not heard of any current head coaches mentioned at

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