After leading the Northern Arizona men’s basketball team to 16 wins – the program’s most in five years – Shane Burcar was announced as the 26th head coach in program history on Wednesday in an announcement by Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics Mike Marlow. Burcar will be formally introduced during a virtual press conference Friday
The Northern Arizona men’s basketball team has named Shane Burcar as assistant coach, NAU head coach Jack Murphy officially announced on Tuesday. “I am excited to bring Shane Burcar to our staff,” Murphy said. “He has built a great tradition at Mesa High School and has been one of the most respected high school coaches
According to a report by the Arizona Daily Sun, Jack Murphy will remain as the head coach at Northern Arizona. There had been a ton of speculation here, especially since new AD Mike Marlow took over in mid-January, and the Lumberjacks suffered through a 5-27 season – their second five win season in three years.
Northern State and head men’s basketball coach Paul Sather are excited to announce the hiring of Sundance Wicks, as the Wolves next assistant coach. Wicks returns to the NSU sidelines after spending the 2015-16 season with the University of San Francisco Dons. “I’m extremely jacked to be coming back to what I have always called ‘Title Town!’,” explained
Some things from the Grand Canyon State… University of Arizona: With the departure of Damon Stoudamire to Memphis, it looks like Marquette assistant Mark Phelps is headed to Tucson as his replacement. Phelps spent 1996-2001 working with Arizona head coach Sean Miler – they were both assistants at NC State. Phelps also spent five seasons as
Busy Friday here at HD….here are a bunch of things that I’ve heard… Sounds like there’s some movement on the administrative staff at Northern Arizona. I have heard that Director of Basketball Operations Landon Cosby has departed. He joined the NAU staff in 2014 after spending three seasons as an assistant at Salt Lake CC.