News and notes from around the college basketball coaching world… Will Wade will not be on the sidelines today when LSU takes on Sam Houston State because of COVID-19 and contact tracing issues. Assistant Coach Bill Armstrong will lead the Tigers in Wade’s absence. More HERE. Alabama’s Nate Oats issued an apology to Duke’s Mike
Notre Dame has released the following statement regarding the men’s basketball staff: Ayers had been on Mike Brey’s staff for the past four seasons, and was an assistant at Bucknell for two seasons before that. During his playing career for the Irish, Ayers saw action in 117 games, including 51 starts. He averaged 6.5 ppg,
Successful collegiate coaches Mike Brey (University of Notre Dame), Joe Dooley (East Carolina University), Oliver Drake (Midland University) and Chuck Moore (Richard Bland College) will serve as court coaches at the 2018 USA Basketball Men’s U18 National Team Training Camp that will take place May 31- June 2 at the United States Olympic Training Center
Mike Brey, the all-time winningest coach in Notre Dame men’s basketball history, has signed a contract extension that will keep him on the Irish sidelines as the Glenn and Stacey Murphy Head Men’s Basketball Coach through the 2024-25 season. “Mike Brey has built one of the most consistently successful programs in the country,” University Vice
HoopDirt.com’s Daily News from the college basketball coaching world… NAIA Dakota State (S.D.) University Head Trojan Men’s Basketball Coach Gary Garner will return to sidelines this weekend. He has been out since October 29th while recovering from surgery for pancreatic cancer. DSU Men’s Basketball Assistant Coach Michael Larsen took over the head coaching roles during
Ryan Ayers, a 2009 Notre Dame graduate and sharp-shooting guard for the Fighting Irish, has returned to his alma mater as an assistant coach on Mike Brey’s staff. Ayers is the second former Brey player and team captain added to the men’s basketball coaching staff in the last two weeks joining 2002 graduate Ryan Humphrey.
West Virginia University men’s basketball coach Bob Huggins was honored with the 2015 Jim Phelan National Coach of the Year award, it was announced today in Indianapolis. The award is presented annually to the top coach in Division I men’s basketball. Huggins led the Mountaineers to 25 victories and an appearance in the NCAA Sweet