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REPORT: Niagara to remove interim tag from Paulus

According to multiple reports, and first tweeted by Jon Rothstein, Niagara will remove the interim tag from Greg Paulus, and sign him to a multi-year contract. Paulus had been serving as the interim head coach since the abrupt resignation of Patrick Beilein back on October 24th. Paulus is a Syracuse native, who was a standout

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Beilein set to resign at Niagara

According to multiple reports, and confirmed by our sources, Patrick Beilein will resign at Niagara before ever coaching a game there. There has been no reason given yet for the sudden resignation. Beilein was hired as the head coach of the Purple Eagles back in late March after a very successful run at DII LeMoyne

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Niagara Basketball Staff Update

Niagara University men’s basketball head coach Patrick Beilein has announced his coaching staff. Greg Paulus, Bryan Smothers and Brett Ervin will join the staff as assistant coaches, while Madison Hahesy will serve as the director of basketball operations. “When I began my coaching staff search, I had a clear vision of where I want this

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Patrick Beilein Named Head Basketball Coach at Niagara

Patrick Beilein, a rising star in the coaching profession, has been named the 22nd head coach of the Niagara University men’s basketball program. Beilein brings an impressive pedigree to Niagara University as a former NCAA Division I student-athlete and with coaching experience at the NBA, NCAA Division I and II levels. “Patrick Beilein has demonstrated

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Niagara fires Head Basketball Coach Chris Casey

Director of Athletics Simon Gray has announced that after six years as the men’s basketball head coach, Chris Casey has been relieved of his duties at Niagara University. Gray will begin a national search immediately to find the 22nd head coach of the Purple Eagles.    “Chris Casey is a man of integrity and he was 100 percent

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HoopDirt.com Daily News – 1/17/19

Coaches have gone wild in the American Athletic Conference with three ejections in the past two nights. Tuesday night, Cincinnati head coach Mick Cronin was ejected for arguing a shot clock issue. Last night, both UConn head coach Dan Hurley, and Tulsa head coach Frank Haith were booted for arguing…with each other! The fairly amusing

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Niagara Extends Casey Through 2021-22

Niagara University Director of Athletics Simon Gray announced that men’s basketball head coach Chris Casey’s contract has been extended through the 2021-22 season. “Entering his sixth season as head coach, Chris Casey’s passion and commitment to Niagara University and the Western New York region is stronger than ever,” Gray said. “Chris is a man of integrity who directs his

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Tyrone Lewis Named DBO at Niagara

HoopDirt.com news sponsored by Dr. Dish Niagara University men’s basketball standout Tyrone Lewis has returned to Monteagle Ridge to serve as the director of men’s basketball operations. “Tyrone has an outstanding basketball background, a winning background, and he will be an immediate contributor to our program,” head coach Chris Casey said. “RJ Rutledge did a

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