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Presutti joins Pitt Men’s Basketball staff

Jake Presutti has joined the Pitt Basketball staff after spending the previous seven seasons on the staff at Marquette. He began his tenure at Marquette as video coordinator before being elevated to director of basketball operations and video coordinator in 2017 and assistant coach in 2019. In his role with the Panthers, Presutti will provide

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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 – 12/22/20

Daily news and notes from around the college basketball coaching world… Former Penn State head coach Pat Chambers spoke publicly for the first time since he “resigned” back in October. Chambers appeared on a podcast hosted by two current Penn State players, telling the duo “I learned I’ve got to be more mindful with words,

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Daily News & Notes – 12/8/20

Today’s news and notes from around the college basketball coaching world… Pitt head coach Jeff Capel said he’s worried about his players and let it be known he doesn’t trust the NCAA, wonders about the amateur status of college players and can’t understand why they are attempting to play games right now. Capel told KDKA,

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Stallings hit with 3-year Show-Cause order by NCAA

Former Vanderbilt and Pitt head coach Kevin Stallings was hit with a three-year show-cause order today by the NCAA. The penalty comes from violations during his time at Pitt. According to the report released by the NCAA, some of the infractions included: “…the former head men’s basketball coach (Stallings) instructed and allowed three noncoaching staff

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Capel inks contract extension at Pitt

University of Pittsburgh men’s basketball head coach Jeff Capel has signed a two-year contract extension, as announced by school officials Wednesday morning. With the extension, Capel is now under contract through the 2026-27 season. “I am grateful for the commitment Chancellor Gallagher and Director of Athletics Heather Lyke have shown to the Pitt Men’s Basketball

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Brown Joins Pitt Men’s Basketball Staff

University of Pittsburgh head coach Jeff Capel announced the addition of Milan Brown to his coaching staff Wednesday afternoon. Brown joins the staff after spending the past three seasons as an assistant coach at the College of Charleston. “I have known Milan for over 20 years and have a great deal of respect for him

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Pitt Basketball Staff Update: Assistants Coaches and Administrative Staffers Added

University of Pittsburgh men’s basketball head coach Jeff Capel announced his coaching staff Wednesday afternoon with Tim O’Toole (associate head coach) and Jason Capel (assistant coach) joining the Panther program. In addition, Capel has named Jason Richards director of student-athlete development and Brian Regan director of basketball operations. “One of the biggest lessons I have

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Pitt Basketball Staff Update

Multiple reports, including one from the Pittsburgh Post Gazette have confirmed that new Pitt head coach Jeff Capel will add Tim O’Toole and Jason Capel to his staff. O’Toole has most recently served as the associate head coach at Cal. He also served as an assistant at Stanford, Syracuse and Duke (when Capel played there),

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Daily Dirt – 4/3/18

A few things that I’ve heard… Mike Rice is a HOT name right now at Pitt. Multiple sources have told me that he is involved with an assistant spot on Jeff Capel’s staff. Rice is a Pittsburgh native who has been the head coach at Rutgers and Robert Morris. He has most recently been working

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Daily Dirt – 3/20/18

A bunch of quick things that I’ve heard… Middle Tennessee State assistants Win Case and Ronnie Hamilton will be joining Kermit Davis at Ole Miss. No word yet on the third assistant or support staff. Staying with MTSU…They have hired Parker to run their search. I’ve heard that Collegiate Sports Associates has the Fresno State

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