Omaha Basketball Staff Update

Head men’s basketball coach Chris Crutchfield completes his coaching staff with the additions of Warren Niles and Brandt Danals. Niles joins the Mavericks as an assistant coach, while Danals will be the director of operations. Niles comes to Omaha after serving as a graduate assistant for the Oregon men’s basketball team. While with the Ducks, Niles helped with

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Daily Dirt – 3/9/22

Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) From multiple sources, here are some names that I’ve heard at Milwaukee: JR Blount (assistant coach Iowa State), Andy Bronkema (head coach Ferris State), Stan Gouard (head coach Southern Indiana), Bart Lundy (head coach Queens University of Charlotte), Ben McCollum (head coach Northwest Missouri State), Saul Phillips (head coach Northern State),

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Daily Dirt – 3/8/22

Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) A busy week, and getting busier. Here are a few things to kick off the day… Very, very early still at Omaha, but one name making the rounds is Creighton assistant Alan Huss. The Creighton alum has been on the Blue Jays staff since 2017, and was also an assistant at

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OFFICIAL: Omaha makes Men’s Basketball coaching change

Following up on some DIRT that I published earlier today. The move at Omaha is now official – here’s the official release UNO: Omaha’s Vice Chancellor/Director of Athletics Adrian Dowell announced today the change in leadership for the Omaha men’s basketball program. “Earlier today I informed Derrin Hansen, the student-athletes, and coaches in our men’s basketball program of my

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D1 DIRT: Hansen out at Omaha

Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) I can confirm that Derrin Hansen is out as the head coach at the University of Nebraska Omaha (Summit League). This is the move that I was referring to earlier today. More soon…

Koch promoted to Assistant Basketball Coach at Omaha

Omaha head men’s basketball coach Derrin Hansen announced the promotion of Jake Koch to assistant coach. Koch previously served two seasons as director of men’s basketball operations from 2018-20. “I’m happy to announce the promotion of Jake Koch to an assistant coaching role,” Hansen said. “Jake has excelled in his position as director of operations within our

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Sunday Dirt – 4/19/15

A couple things that I’ve heard while monitoring the Bucknell situation (Bucknell Dirt)… From a great source…sounds like Omaha assistant Randall Herbst will join Linc Darner’s new staff at UMGB.  Herbst has been at UNO for the past four seasons.  Before that, he was the head coach at the University of Mary (ND) – he

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