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Northwestern State Basketball Staff Update

 New Northwestern State head basketball coach Corey Gipson has completed his coaching staff for the upcoming season. Memphis’ Rodney Hamilton is the associate head coach with Michigan high school legend Tony Holliday and Talladega’s Tim Ward serving as assistant coaches. Former UNC-Pembroke assistant Leighton Kentwell is the director of basketball operations. “I am extremely fortunate and blessed

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OFFICIAL: Gipson named Head Basketball Coach at Northwestern State

The Northwestern State Athletic Department named Missouri State associate head coach Corey Gipson the 10th men’s basketball coach in school history Monday afternoon. Gipson, 41, spent seven years on the Bears’ staff, burnishing a reputation as a standout recruiter and talent developer. His hiring is subject to the approval of the Board of Supervisors of the University of Louisiana

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Northwestern State’s McConathy announces retirement

Mike McConathy, who built the Northwestern State men’s basketball program into a winner on and off the court, announced his retirement Monday after 23 years as the Demons’ head coach. There will be a press conference at 10 a.m. Tuesday in Prather Coliseum to honor and celebrate Louisiana’s all-time leading coach in college basketball victories. Fans

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Northwestern State Men’s Basketball Staff Update

The Northwestern State men’s basketball tweaked its coaching staff responsibilities as two current coaches received new titles. Blake Cochran and Jordan Luna solidified more permanent roles on the staff, announced head coach Mike McConathy on Tuesday. Cochran assumes an assistant coach role after serving as a volunteer this past season. “Blake came in with a recruiting base from

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Dave Simmons Joins Northwestern State Basketball Staff

Northwestern State head coach Mike McConathy announced Monday the return of Dave Simmons to the Demons basketball staff after spending 12 seasons as head coach at Southland Conference rival McNeese. Simmons, 58, was the lead assistant during McConathy’s first seven seasons at Northwestern (1999-2006), when the Demons made their first two NCAA Tournament appearances (2001,

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Daily Dirt – 7/10/17

A bunch of things that I’ve heard as we inch closer to the 7/12 evaluation period… Former Bethune-Cookman head coach Gravelle Craig is involved with an assistant spot at Florida A&M. He was the head coach at B-CU from 2011-17 where he went 74–123. New FAMU head coach Robert McCullum has not announced any official

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