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Nicholls State Men’s Basketball Staff Update

Nicholls State University head men’s basketball coach Austin Claunch officially announced the promotion of Nick Bowman to associate head coach, pending approval from the University of Louisiana System Board of Supervisors. Further, the Red & Gray signal-caller introduced three new additions to his staff, including both Darion Brown and Stevie Taylor as assistant coaches along

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Claunch inks contract extension at Nicholls State

Wednesday afternoon, Nicholls State University Director of Athletics Jonathan Terrell officially inked men’s basketball head coach Austin Claunch to a four-year contract extension, locking down the Houston native through the 2023-24 season. “Austin has consistently managed to put this program in a position to succeed, and we’re thrilled to re-sign him to an additional four

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Daily Dirt – 3/19/18

A few quick things to kick off what should be a busy week… The search at Little Rock is moving quickly. I’ve heard that it could be down to four candidates, with on campus interviews this week. The hot name here has been Jacksonville State head coach Ray Harper. His squad is currently 22-12 and

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Daily Dirt – 3/16/18

Some things that I’ve heard while watching Porter Moser and Nate Oats show people that they can coach… The search is on at North Alabama as they become a DI program next season and join the Atlantic Sun Conference. It sounds like AD Mark Linder will not use a search firm and will instead rely

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Nicholls State Staff Update

Nicholls State Head coach Richie Riley finalized the 2017-18 men’s basketball coaching staff Friday with the additions of assistant coach Amorrow Morgan and director of operations Tyler Parker. Morgan joins the Colonels after a two-year stint as head assistant men’s basketball coach at Henderson State University. Morgan lifted the Reddies on and off the court

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Matthew Taylor Joins Nicholls State Men’s Basketball Staff as Director of Operations

Nicholls State University men’s basketball head coach Richie Riley announced the addition of Matthew Taylor as director of operations. Taylor comes to Nicholls after stints as head coach at St. Catharine College and head recruiting coordinator at NAIA powerhouse University of Pikeville. Taylor helped guide the Pikeville Bears to back-to-back Mid South Conference Championships, as

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Nicholls State Staff Update

Nicholls State University Head Men’s Basketball Coach Richie Riley has officially announced the additions of John Aiken, Marlon Terry and Austin Claunch to his coaching staff. The trio enters with more than 25 years of Division I coaching experience. Links to individual hiring announcements for all three coaches can be found below. Aiken Named Nicholls Basketball

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Daily Dirt – 5/3/16

Some things that I have heard today… TCU head coach Jamie Dixon will hire Louisiana Tech assistant Corey Barker as his third assistant. He joins Ryan Miller (UNLV) and David Patrick on Dixon’s staff.  Barker has also been an assistant at Bowling Green and Arkansas State. He’s a Houston native with deep Texas recruiting ties.

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Sunday Dirt – 5/1/16

Catching-up on some things that I’ve heard over the past few days… Montana associate head coach Ken Bone has resigned. The former Washington State head coach had been on Travis DeCurie’s staff for the past two years.  I have heard that Oregon State Director of Player Personnel Rachi Wortham is the leader to replace Bone. He has

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