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Missouri State Basketball Staff Update

Missouri State men’s basketball head coach Dana Ford announced today the addition of Chris Lowery and Bertram “Buzzy” Caruthers III to his staff. Lowery will take on the role of special assistant to the head coach and will join the staff on May 1. Caruthers will serve as an assistant coach on the Missouri State staff. Ford also announced

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Missouri State extends Ford’s contract

The Missouri State University Board of Governors formally approved the contract extension for head men’s basketball coach Dana Ford. The extension will take Ford’s deal through March 31st, 2025. Ford, who has been the head coach at MSU for the past three seasons, has compiled a 49-40 (.551) record during his tenure. During the COVID

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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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