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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Cumberland University Head Basketball Coach Lonnie Thompson Retires

Cumberland University men’s basketball coach Lonnie Thompson announced his retirement on Monday, effective immediately. Assistant coach Lindal Yarbrough will serve as the team’s Interim Head Coach for this week’s Mid-South Conference Championships in Pikeville, Ky. Thompson spent 16 seasons at Cumberland, compiling a 248-237 record, including the 2004 TranSouth Conference regular season championships and three

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California State Maritime Removes Interim Tag from Head Coach Brendan Rooney

California State University Maritime Academy Athletics Department has removed the interim tag from coach Brendan Rooney, making him the 12th head coach in the program’s history. “I am pleased to announce the hiring of Brendan Rooney as the full-time Head Coach of the Cal Maritime Men’s Basketball team,” Athletic Director Marv Christopher said. “Brendan Rooney has

Continue Reading → Daily News – 2/9/18’s Daily News from the college basketball coaching world… Potential NCAA violations in the Patriot League?? Weird, but true…apparently three Holy Cross men’s basketball players have been suspended and did not play in the Crusaders loss on Wednesday (one in which they scored a program record low 34 point). According to a statement released by

Continue Reading → Daily News – 2/7/18’s Daily News from the college basketball coaching world… Yesterday, UConn Athletic director David Benedict publicly commented on the future of head coach Kevin Ollie. He said, “Coach Ollie and I have spoken, he understands he has got to focus on things he can control. I have a good relationship with Coach, I believe he

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