Minnesota

Pitino, Gophers Agree to Contract Extension

The University of Minnesota has agreed to a two-year contract extension with head men’s basketball coach Richard Pitino. The agreement is subject to Board of Regents approval.  “My family and I have loved living in the Twin Cities the last six years,” said Pitino.  “We have met so many wonderful, supportive people.  It’s an honor

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Milestone wins for Bennett, Pitino, and Mihalich

Three Division I head coaches reached milestone victories over the past few days… With #4 Virginia’s 100-64 win over Marshall yesterday, head coach Tony Bennett recorded his 300th career win (231st at Virginia) to become the 80th active DI head coach with 300 or more wins. Richard Pitino collected his 100th victory at Minnesota last

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UNLV’s Rob Jeter heading to Minnesota

UNLV assistant basketball coach Rob Jeter is headed to Minnesota where he will join Richard Pitino’s staff. This was first reported by Evan Daniels. Jeter joined Marvin Menzies staff two seasons ago following an 11-year stint as the head coach at Milwaukee. Jeter recorded a 185-170 mark as the Panthers head coach, becoming the winningest

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Daily Dirt – 4/4/18

Today’s Dirt… I can confirm that Amorrow Morgan is headed to South Alabama with Richie Riley. Morgan spent last season on Riley’s staff at Nicholls State. He has also been an assistant at Henderson State (AR), Our Lady of the Lake (TX), and Illinois Springfield. He will be the only NSU assistant joining Riley as

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Minnesota Dirt…

HoopDirt.com can confirm an earlier report by Evan Daniels that former Tulane head coach Ed Conroy will join Richard Pitino’s staff at Minnesota. He will replace Nate Pomeday who became the Associate Commissioner for Men’s Basketball with American Athletic Conference last month. Conroy spent the past six seasons at Tulane (92-103), and has also been

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Minnesota Assistant Departs to Join American Athletic Conference Staff

American Athletic Conference Commissioner Mike Aresco announced today the hiring of Nate Pomeday, a 13-year veteran of the collegiate coaching ranks, as associate commissioner for men’s basketball. Pomeday joins the American Athletic Conference after spending the past two seasons on the University of Minnesota men’s basketball staff. Pomeday will be The American’s primary administrator and

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Daily Dirt – 4/17/15

A few quick hitters as we roll into the weekend… Minnesota head coach Richard Pitino will bump up DBO Nate Pomeday to assistant coach.  He will replace Dan McHale who became the head coach at Eastern Kentucky last week.  Pomeday joined Pitino’s staff last summer after a six year stint as an assistant at Oregon

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