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Shaw added to North Texas MBB staff as DBO

The 2021 Conference USA champion North Texas men’s basketball team has added Andre Shaw to its staff as the Director of Basketball Operations. A well-respected player developmental coach, Shaw joins the Mean Green with nearly 10 years of coaching experience at the Division II and junior college level. In his current role with UNT, Shaw

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Daily Dirt – 10/2/20

A few quick things to wrap-up the week… I have heard that North Texas Director of Basketball Operations Andy Schmitt will be departing the staff, and will join basketball analytics company HD Intelligence. Schmittt had been at UNT since 2018, and was at New Mexico before that. Former Rutgers and Rhode Island assistant Jim Carr

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Haggerty joins North Texas Men’s Basketball Staff

North Texas men’s basketball head coach Grant McCasland has announced the addition of Nelson Haggerty as a special assistant to the head coach. Haggerty, who brings with him over 18 years of coaching experience comes to North Texas after eight seasons as Midwestern State’s head coach.  While at MSU, he guided them to five NCAA

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Blakeley promoted to Director of Scouting and Analytics at North Texas

North Texas men’s basketball head coach Grant McCasland has promoted Chris Blakeley to director of scouting and analytics.  For the last two seasons, Blakeley served as a graduate assistant under McCasland, assisting the Mean Green to back-to-back 20-win seasons and the 2018 College Basketball Invitational title. “Chris exemplifies every characteristic we want to build our

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Daily Dirt: SATURDAY EDITION – 9/29/18

A couple quick things on a Saturday morning… I mentioned last week that College of Charleston assistant Matt Braeuer is headed to North Texas. This move has kicked off a bit of a chain reaction as practice gets under way. Earl Grant has promoted DBO Mantoris Robinson to assistant coach replacing Braeuer (Robinson is now

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New Mexico State Dirt…

Been at the beach all week, but wanted to follow-up on something that I tweeted on Wednesday… I have heard from multiple sources that North Texas assistant James Miller is the leader to replace Lou Gudino (departed for Wichita State) on Chris Jans’ staff at New Mexico State. Last season was Miller’s first at UNT

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McCasland Completes Basketball Support Staff at North Texas

North Texas men’s basketball head coach Grant McCasland has completed his support staff by hiring Andrew Hudiburg as director of scouting, Phil Baier as assistant director of strength and conditioning, and Jon Trilli as director of basketball operations, announced. “Our program is all about serving each other with great energy and effort as each one of these guys

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Miller and Downing round-out North Texas basketball staff

North Texas men’s basketball head coach Grant McCasland has announced the hiring of James Miller and Jareem Dowling as assistant coaches. Miller and Dowling join associate head coach Ross Hodge, completing McCasland’s coaching staff. Assistant coach James Miller “We are thrilled to have James Miller join the Mean Green family,” McCasland said. “He is an

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REPORT: Jones out at LSU following SEC Tournament

According to a report by Andrew Lopez from The Times-Picayune, LSU will part ways with head basketball coach Johnny Jones following the SEC tournament. LSU is currently 10-20 (2-16 SEC), and will face Mississippi State tomorrow night in the opening round of the SEC Tournament. In his five seasons at LSU, Jones put together a

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