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Washington extends Hopkins through 2025

Washington Athletic Director Jen Cohen announced Thursday that head men’s basketball coach Mike Hopkins has agreed to an extension that will keep the back-to-back Pac-12 Coach of the Year on Montlake through 2025.  “I couldn’t be happier to be at the University of Washington and am so thankful for the leadership we have under both President

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Oregon Announces Contract Extension for Altman

University of Oregon Director of Athletics Rob Mullens announced today that the UO has agreed to terms and is finalizing a contract extension with head men’s basketball coach Dana Altman, pending Board of Trustees approval. The agreement runs through the 2025-26 season and is funded from athletic sources. “Dana and Reva Altman are an important

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OFFICIAL: Washington State fires Ernie Kent

Washington State University Director of Athletics Pat Chun announced Thursday that Men’s Head Basketball Coach Ernie Kent will not return as head coach of the Cougars next season. “I met with Ernie earlier today and let him know I would be making a change in the leadership of our basketball program,” said Chun. “We appreciate

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REPORT: Ernie Kent out at Washington State

Washington State is parting ways with head basketball coach Ernie Kent. This was first reported by Jon Rothstein. Kent had been at Washington since 2014, and had never been able to get it going there. He went 58-98 in his five seasons in Pullman, including an 11-21 (4-14 PAC-12) mark this year. He had never

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Arizona set to fire Assistant Basketball Coach Mark Phelps

Following up on a story from earlier tonight (Arizona suspends Phelps)… The University of Arizona has issued a statement on the status of current men’s basketball assistant coach Mark Phelps. After his attorney released a Facebook post announcing Phelps suspension amid an NCAA investigation, (and claiming his innocence), UA has responded with the following statement:

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HoopDirt.com Daily News – 1/8/19

Former Arizona assistant coach Book Richardson has filed a plea agreement with federal attorneys in New York over his federal bribery and fraud charges stemming from the college basketball investigation. Richardson becomes the second coach involved in this case plead guilty in the past week, as former USC associate head coach Tony Bland also entered

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