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Penn State Men’s Basketball Staff Update

Penn State men’s basketball head coach Micah Shrewsberry announced the addition of two hires Monday. Tre Whitted, former NBA G League assistant coach and professional player, has been tabbed as the assistant to the head coach, while former Purdue standout Grady Eifert has been selected as video coordinator. Tre Whitted Tabbed as Assistant to the

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Battle joins Northwestern Basketball Staff

Talor Battle has joined the Northwestern men’s basketball program as an assistant coach, Sullivan-Ubben Head Men’s Basketball Coach Chris Collins announced Monday. Battle served as an assistant coach at his alma mater, Penn State, before joining Collins’ staff. He played professionally overseas for seven years before joining the coaching ranks. “We’re excited to welcome Talor to

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Penn State Basketball Staff Update

Penn State Men’s Basketball Head Coach Micah Shrewsberry continues to assemble his staff with the addition of Mike Farrelly as an assistant coach. Shrewsberry also announced Talor Battle, assistant to the head coach, and Nick Colella, chief of staff, will remain on staff. “Mike is going to be very impactful in our program,” said Shrewsberry. “The

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Daily Dirt – 4/6/21

Catching up on a bunch of things after watching Baylor blow the doors off of Gonzaga last night… Search firm updates: UMBC is using TurnkeyZRG. Central Michigan has hired DHR International. Keep an eye on the Rodney Terry to Texas rumors. Chip Brown from Horns 247 is reporting that this is done, and the UTEP

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Daily Dirt – 3/19/21

Yesterday was nuts. Curious to see what today will bring. Here are some things that I’ve heard… It sounds like Matt Scherbenske is no longer the associate head coach at the University of Central Arkansas. He had been on the Bears staff for the past six seasons. No official word on his departure from UCA,

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REPORT: Shrewsberry to be hired at Penn State

According to a tweet this morning by Stadium’s Jeff Goodman, Penn State will name Purdue associate head coach Micah Shrewsberry as their new head basketball coach. Shrewsberry has been on Matt Painter’s staff for the past two seasons, and was an assistant with the Boston Celtics from 2013-19. He also spent 2011-13 at Purdue before

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Daily Dirt: D1 Search Updates – 3/11/21

Catching-up on a bunch of search updates – just quick hitters…. Boston College: Cleveland State’s Dennis Gates (his wife is the senior associate AD at BC) is the leader. Purdue’s Micah Shrewsberry (former Celtics assistant) in the hunt. Current non-power 6 head coach with big time pedigree is lurking. Nothing will happen until Cleveland State’s

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Search Firm Update

Here’s who I have heard has the following searches: Boston College: Bob Beaudine / Eastman & Beaudine Fordham: Glenn Sugiyama / DHR International Northern Ilinois: Daniel Parker / Parker Executive Search Penn State: TurnkeyZRG The 2021 College Basketball Coaching Changes Tracker can be found HERE.

Daily News & Notes – 1/20/21

Today’s daily news & notes from around the college basketball coaching world… The Big Ten Conference issued an institutional fine of $10,000 and a public reprimand of Penn State University men’s basketball interim head coach Jim Ferry for violating its Sportsmanship Policy. The violation is a result Coach Ferry’s postgame actions following the Penn State

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Daily News & Notes – 1/15/21

Today’s news and notes from through out the college basketball coaching world… Tulane head coach Ron Hunter will not coach his team on Saturday vs Temple. He released the following on Twitter: “After being informed of my exposure to someone who tested positive for Covid-19, I am following the quarantine protocol and will be unable

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