Missouri State

Daily Dirt – 5/13/20

A few things that I’ve heard… I have heard that Clarendon College (TX) head coach Isaac Fontenot-Amedee has become an assistant at Louisiana Monroe. Amedee had been at Clarendon since 2015, and was a HS coach in Louisiana before that. This past season he led Clarendon to a 29-3 record. His best player, Russell Harrison,

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Daily Dirt – 5/3/18

Some things that I’ve heard… Multiple sources have told me that the leader at DII Colorado Mesa is current Rhodes College (TN) head coach Mike DeGeorge. I have heard that he could be officially introduced by the end of the week. DeGeorge, who was hired at Rhodes back in 2010, has also been the head

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Missouri State Staff Update

Missouri State men’s basketball head coach Dana Ford has finalized his inaugural coaching staff, he announced Friday (April 5). Ford will retain associate head coach Corey Gipson and bring in new assistants Jake Headrick from Samford and Jase Herl from Colorado State. He has also hired Sheldon Everett, most recently from Miami (Ohio) as his

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Daily Dirt – 4/3/18

A few things that I’ve heard… Mike Rice is a HOT name right now at Pitt. Multiple sources have told me that he is involved with an assistant spot on Jeff Capel’s staff. Rice is a Pittsburgh native who has been the head coach at Rutgers and Robert Morris. He has most recently been working

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Daily Dirt – 3/9/18

Starting to get busy at the HD World Headquarters. Here are a bunch of things that I’ve heard… It sounds like Pitt AD Heather Lyke is moving quickly in her efforts to right the ship at Pitt. Lyke, who spent 15 years as a senior administrator at Ohio State has reportedly already reached out to

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Daily Dirt – 3/5/18

This is going to be a busy week. Here are a few things that I’ve heard… Missouri State is moving quickly in their search to replace Paul Lusk. I can confirm that no search firm will be used, instead AD Kyle Moats will chair a six person committee which includes MSU staff, faculty, and community

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BREAKING: Paul Lusk Out at Missouri State

HoopDirt.com can confirm multiple reports that Paul Lusk is out as the head basketball coach at Missouri State. A press conference has been called for later this evening to make the announcement. Missouri State (18-15) finished the season yesterday with a loss to Southern Illinois in the MVC tournament. Lusk will wrap up his seven

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HoopDirt.com Daily News – 2/14/18

HoopDirt.com’s Daily News from the college basketball coaching world… Florida head coach Mike White, a former player and long-time assistant coach at Ole Miss quickly ended any speculation that he may be interested in returning to his alma mater after the announcement of the departure of current head coach Andy Kennedy. White told SEC Country;

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Daily Dirt – 3/6/17

A few quick things to start the week… With Mizzou finally making Kim Anderson’s inevitable departure official, it appears that they will turn to Parker to do their search. Lots of names circulating right now, but none have any merit until Parker cranks this thing up. Word on the street is that North Texas will

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Paul Lusk Safe at Missouri State

Paul Lusk will remain as the head basketball at Missouri State according to athletic director Kyle Moats. Lusk, who now has two-years remaining on his contract, would have been owed $742,906 if Missouri State had fired him after this season. Moats said that at a meeting on Wednesday, the board of trustees voted unanimously to

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