New Mexico

Daily Dirt – 6/29/20

A few things to kick off the week… According to multiple report, including one from KRQE in Albuquerque, former Samford head coach Scott Padgett will join the staff at New Mexico. Padgett, who was released at Samford earlier this spring, went 84-115 (.422) during his six seasons there. The former Kentucky standout was the 28th

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New Mexico Basketball Staff Update

University of New Mexico assistant basketball coach Jerome Robinson has announced that he is leaving the program. Robinson had been on Paul Weir’s staff for the past three seasons. “Without getting into any details, its really a personal move.” Robinson told KRQE in Albuquerque. “You know, a personal move for my family and myself, you

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Snow re-joins New Mexico Basketball Staff

Head coach Paul Weir has officially added former Lobo assistant coach Craig Snow back to the UNM staff, the program announced Tuesday. Snow comes from New Mexico Highlands University where he spent five years, most recently as the director of athletics, following three years with the Lobos. He will join Weir’s staff as the special assistant to the head

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Weir adds McHale to New Mexico Basketball Staff

Head coach Paul Weir of The University of New Mexico men’s basketball program announced the addition of Dan McHale to the Lobo staff on Thursday. McHale will serve as an assistant coach and comes to the Lobos after three years as the head coach at Eastern Kentucky. “Dan is a tremendous addition to our team. His

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Daily Dirt – 8/25/17

Catching up on a bunch of things that I’ve heard…   Former New Mexico State assistant Jesse Bopp has landed as the varsity basketball coach at IMG Academy (FL). He was a finalist to become the head coach at NMSU this past spring after Paul Weir jumped ship to the University of  New Mexico. Bopp

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New Mexico Dirt…

I can confirm that Brandon Mason has been named as an assistant coach at New Mexico, and is already out on the road recruiting for the Lobos. He replaces Mark Hsu who became an assistant at Western Kentucky last week. Mason spent last season as the director or player personnel at UNLV. He came to

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Daily Dirt II – 5/10/17

Been a busy day, just catching up on a few things since I published the first Daily Dirt earlier today… In DDI, I mentioned the search at Presbyterian. I can now confirm that current Presbyterian Interim Head Coach John Reynolds is in the final group of three, and will interview tomorrow. He has been on

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Daily Dirt II – 4/5/17

Been a busy day. Here are a few more things that I’ve heard while flipping between the Red Sox and Celtics… Earlier today in the first edition of the Daily Dirt, I mentioned some names at New Mexico. I’ve now been told that UT Arlington head coach Scott Cross should be added to the list.

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Daily Dirt – 4/5/17

Today’s “Dirt”… Sounds like the John Groce to Akron deal is just about wrapped up. The former Illinois head coach is expected to be made official at Arkon as early as today. Interesting tidbit on this search…many believed that the internal candidate to interview for the Zips job was long-time assistant coach Rick McFadden, but

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