Oakland

Smith named Associate Head Basketball Coach at Oakland

Oakland University Men’s Basketball Head Coach Greg Kampe announced Jeff Smith has joined the program as the associate head coach. Smith spent the previous seven seasons as an assistant coach at Central Michigan from 2012-19. “Although we lost a veteran coach in Dan Hipsher, we have gained another veteran coach in Jeff Smith,” said Kampe.

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HoopDirt.com Daily News – 10/26/18

Good article HERE from the Dallasnews.com on why TCU head coach Jamie Dixon felt compelled to hire Scott Cross as an assistant. Cross, who had spent the past 12-seasons as the head coach at UT Arlington, was unexpectedly dismissed back in March after a 21-13 season. Dixon realized that he was one of the good

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Oakland Dirt…

HoopDirt.com has learned that Oakland head coach Greg Kampe will add Mychal Covington to his staff as an assistant coach. He will replace Drew Valentine who became an assistant at Loyola back in early June. Covington played in 113 games at Oakland from 1998-2002, and had spent time as the head coach at Detroit’s Melvindale

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Tony Jones Named Assistant Basketball Coach at Oakland

Tony Jones has been named Oakland University men’s basketball assistant coach, announced by Greg Kampe on Tuesday. Jones, a native of Detroit, has 19 years of coaching experience at the collegiate level. “I’m very excited to join the Oakland University basketball family,” said Jones. “I’d like to thank Greg Kampe and the administration for allowing

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Oakland Staff Update

Oakland University head men’s basketball coach Greg Kampe announced on Tuesday the additions of Dan Hipsher and Cornell Mann to his coaching staff. Hipsher joins the staff after spending the past three seasons as the head coach of Texas Rio Grande, while Mann comes to Oakland after being an assistant coach at Iowa State for four seasons. “We are pleased to

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Oakland Dirt…

Following up on some “dirt” that I tweeted earlier… According to great sources, former UTRGV head coach Dan Hipsher will join Greg Kampe’s staff at Oakland University.  Hipsher had spent the past three seasons as the head coach at UTRGV before being replaced following this season. He has also been the head coach at Akron,

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Greg Kampe Extended Through 2020 at Oakland

Director of Athletics Jeff Konya announced on Monday that Oakland University and men’s basketball head coach Greg Kampe have agreed to terms for a contract extension. Kampe’s current contract was set to expire in May 2017, and will now run through the 2019-2020 season. “Greg has done a great job with our transition into the Horizon League

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OFFICIAL: Dionne Phelps Hired at Oakland

HoopDirt.com news sponsored by Dr. Dish Following up on a rumor that HoopDirt.com posted on Monday (NAIA DIRT).  It has now been made official – Dionne Phelps has been named the new assistant coach for the Oakland men’s basketball team, announced head coach Greg Kampe. Phelps joins the staff after spending the past four years as

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OFFICIAL: Oakland Names Drew Valentine Assistant

Thanks to a great source who got HoopDirt.com out in front of this one last Monday.  It has now been made official that former Oakland University basketball player Drew Valentine has been named assistant basketball coach at his alma mater OU. Valentine, a native of Lansing, Mich., spent the last two seasons as a graduate

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Oakland Dirt…

I can confirm that Oakland University will hire Drew Valantine as an assistant coach.  Valentine is a 2013 Oakland graduate who most recently served as a graduate assistant at Michigan State.  He scored 1,069 points for the Grizzlies, and was an All-Summitt League honorable mention during his senior season.  Valentines brother, Denzel, was the second

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