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Pacific extends Stoudamire through 2025-26

The University of the Pacific Department of Athletics has announced a contract extension for head men’s basketball coach Damon Stoudamire through the 2025-26 season. Stoudamire, who is entering his fifth season as head coach, is fresh off of one of the most successful seasons in program history, which included being named the 2019-20 West Coast Conference

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Grand Canyon Search Update

The search to replace Dan Majerle at Grand Canyon is moving pretty quickly. It sounds like former USA Basketball and Phoenix Suns President Jerry Colangelo is very involved in this one (and is currently serving as a “Strategic Advisor”). A common thread so far – all guys with head coaching experience. Here are some of

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Daily Dirt – 8/25/17

Catching up on a bunch of things that I’ve heard…   Former New Mexico State assistant Jesse Bopp has landed as the varsity basketball coach at IMG Academy (FL). He was a finalist to become the head coach at NMSU this past spring after Paul Weir jumped ship to the University of  New Mexico. Bopp

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Pacific Administers Self-Imposed Penalties On Men’s Basketball; Verlin Remains Suspended

University of the Pacific announced today that it is imposing several penalties on its men’s basketball program as it continues a cooperative investigation with the NCAA stemming from allegations of academic misconduct within Athletics. The self-imposed sanctions are: Withholding the men’s basketball team from post-season competition this season, which will include the West Coast Conference

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HOT: Pacific Suspends Head Coach Ron Verlin and Assistant Coach Dwight Young

University of the Pacific announced today that it has placed men’s basketball Head Coach Ron Verlin and Assistant Coach Dwight Young on suspension as it continues its cooperative investigation with the NCAA stemming from allegations of academic misconduct involving online coursework offered by other institutions. “This action is commensurate with what the investigation has revealed

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Mike Burns Named Assistant at Pacific

Rounding out his staff for the 2015-16 season, Pacific Men’s Basketball Head Coach Ron Verlin officially announced the hiring of Mike Burns as an assistant coach on Tuesday, June 16. Burns brings his extensive knowledge of the West Coast Conference to the Tigers’ staff after spending the last seven seasons on the bench at San

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Pacific Assistant Joe Ford Resigns

Pacific Men’s Basketball Head Coach Ron Verlin has announced the resignation of assistant coach Joe Ford. Coordinator of basketball operations Matt Sperisen will also transition to assistant to the head coach. Verlin will open a search for the vacant assistant coaching position as soon as possible. “Joe has meant a lot to the program over

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