Missouri Valley

Andrew Dakich named Assistant Coach at Illinois State

New Illinois State head men’s basketball coach Ryan Pedon has announced the addition of Andrew Dakich as the newest assistant coach for the Redbirds. “I’m really excited about adding Andrew to our staff,” said Pedon. “Andrew played for us in his graduate year at Ohio State, and I was able to see firsthand his leadership, energy, and

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Evansville fires Walter McCarty

The University of Evansville announced today the dismissal of Walter McCarty as Head Coach of the Men’s Basketball team, effective immediately. Mr. McCarty was placed on administrative leave on December 26, 2019, as UE initiated an external investigation by a national law firm into reports of alleged sexual misconduct and violations of the University’s Title

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Belcher joins Illinois State Basketball Staff

Illinois State head men’s basketball coach Dan Muller has announced that former Indiana State associate head coach Marcus Belcher has been added to the Redbird staff for the 2019-20 season. “I have always had a great deal of respect for Dan and the job he has done at Illinois State,” said Belcher. “He does things

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Indiana State Associate Head Coach Belcher Resigns

Indiana State head basketball coach Greg Lansing announced that Sycamore Basketball Associate Head Coach Marcus Belcher has resigned his position to pursue other professional opportunities. A national search is underway to find Belcher’s replacement. “I just want to thank Marcus for everything he has done for our program,” coach Lansing said. “As the Associate Head

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Larry Blunt Named Assistant Basketball Coach at Drake

Larry Blunt, an experienced developer of talent at all levels, has joined the Drake University men’s basketball coaching staff, head coach Darian DeVries announced. Blunt joins the Bulldogs after spending the last two seasons as an assistant at Canisius in Buffalo, N.Y., where he helped guide the Golden Griffins to a share of the Mid-Atlantic

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Evansville Staff Update

University of Evansville head men’s basketball coach Walter McCarty has announced the hiring of two individuals to his first coaching staff with the Purple Aces. McCarty has tabbed Terrence Commodore as an Assistant Coach while adding Logan Baumann as the Director of Basketball Operations. The final assistant coach spots will be announced soon. Commodore comes

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Matt Woodley Joins Drake Men’s Basketball Staff

Matt Woodley, a Des Moines native and former Drake men’s basketball standout, has joined the Drake men’s basketball coaching staff, head coach Darian DeVries announced Wednesday, April 4. “Matt is a guy with an unbelievable passion for the game and teaching,” DeVries said. “He has extensive basketball knowledge and experience from various levels of the

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Drake Dirt…

Multiple outlets are reporting that Creighton assistant coach Darian DeVries is the leader at Drake. A report from KCCI-TV’s Andy Garman goes as far as saying that DeVries is the choice and an announcement will come today. DeVries has been at Creighton for the past twenty seasons. The former guard at Northern Iowa became a

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Marty Simmons Inks Contract Extension at Evansville

University of Evansville Director of Athletics Mark Spencer has announced that head men’s basketball coach Marty Simmons has signed a contract extension to remain at his alma mater. “We are very excited about the significant progress our men’s basketball program has made under Coach Simmons and are thrilled that he will continue to lead the

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Missouri State Staff Update

Missouri State University men’s basketball coach Paul Lusk announced a pair of coaching promotions Thursday with graduate manager Keith Pickens being moved to a full-time assistant coach position, and current assistant Corey Gipson being advanced to associate head coach. Pickens replaces Bears’ assistant Brad Korn who recently accepted a similar position at Kansas State after

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