OFFICIAL: Thomas takes over at NAIA Florida Memorial

In yesterday’s NAIA DIRT, I mentioned that Delano Thomas would be hired as the new head basketball coach ay NAIA Florida Memorial. This move has now been made official – here’s the press release from the school: Florida Memorial announces the hiring of NAIA National Championship coach Delano Thomas as men’s head basketball coach. The

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NAIA Dirt…

Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) A few things from the NAIA level. I have heard from multiple sources that NAIA Florida Memorial will hire DeLano Thomas as their new head basketball coach. Thomas had been the head coach at Shawnee State (OH) since 2017, and captured the 2020-2021 NAIA National Championship. An official announcement is expected

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For Immediate ReleaseMarch 28, 2023 Langston University Head Men’s Basketball Coach Chris Wright has been named as the NAIA Coach of the Year presented by Just Play Solutions for the 2022-23 college basketball season. Wright qualified for this award by earning the / Just Play Solutions Coach of the Week for Week 4 of the season. In just one

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OFFICIAL: Franklin resigns as Head Basketball Coach at NAIA Simpson University

Following up on’s report from earlier today (NAIA DIRT). Simpson University has now released a statement on the resignation of head basketball coach Todd Franklin. Here’s the release: Earlier this week Simpson University accepted the resignation of Head Men’s Basketball Coach Todd Franklin. Coach Franklin took over the men’s basketball program six years ago ahead

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NAIA DIRT: Simpson U (CA) set to open

Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) I can confirm that Todd Franklin is no longer the head men’s basketball coach at NAIA Simpson University (CA). Franklin was hired at Simpson, his alma mater back in 2017 after a long and successful run as a HS coach in California. In his 6-seasons at Simpson, Franklin went 72-68, with

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NAIA DIRT: Midway U (KY) opens

Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) I have heard from multiple sources that Joe Krupinski is no longer the head men’s basketball coach at NAIA Midway University (KY). This past season, Krupinski’s Eagles went 16-12 (11-7 RSC). The veteran coach had been at Midway for the past seven seasons, and was the head coach at St. Catharine

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