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HoopDirt.com Daily News – 1/5/18

HoopDirt.com’s Daily News from the college basketball coaching world… NAIA Dakota State (S.D.) University Head Trojan Men’s Basketball Coach Gary Garner will return to sidelines this weekend.  He has been out since October 29th while recovering from surgery for pancreatic cancer. DSU Men’s Basketball Assistant Coach Michael Larsen took over the head coaching roles during

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HoopDirt.com Daily News – 1/3/18

HoopDirt.com’s Daily News from the college basketball coaching world… Pitt head coach Kevin Stallings was not happy with Louisville fans last night. Towards the end of the Panthers blow out loss last night, Stallings can be heard saying to someone in the crowd “at least we didn’t pay our guys $100,000.” He then responded to

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Pitt Announces Basketball Staff Changes

University of Pittsburgh men’s basketball head coach Kevin Stallings announced the retirement of long-time assistant Tom Richardson, as well as the promotions of director of basketball operations Dan Cage and video coordinator / director of analytics Jason Richards, Friday morning. Chris Jones, a 2016 Pitt graduate, will also join the coaching staff as a graduate

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FINAL FOUR EDITION: Daily Dirt – 3/31/17

Here’s a Final Four Edition of the Daily Dirt as the parties in Phoenix continue… It’s now been confirmed that Pitt assistant Jeremy Ballard is departing and will become the associate head coach at VCU. Ballard spent 2012-15 on Shaka Smart’s staff at VCU. He then moved on to one-year stints at Illinois State and

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Daily Dirt – 5/16/16

Some things that I’ve heard… It sounds like Iowa State head coach Steve Prohm will elevate Neill Berry to assistant coach as a replacement for T.J. Otzelberger (became the head coach at South Dakota State). Last season was Berry’s first at Iowa State in the role of Special Assistant to the Head Coach. He previously

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Stallings Announces Additions to Basketball Staff at Pitt

Pitt head coach Kevin Stallings announced the additions of Tom Richardson and Jeremy Ballard to his coaching staff for the 2016-17 season. In addition, Stallings will also bring on Dan Cage as director of basketball operations and Garry Christopher as strength and conditioning coordinator. “I am thrilled with how our staff is coming together,” said Stallings. “Tom

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Daily Dirt – 3/30/16

Things are heating up as the Final Four approaches – here’s what I’ve heard… The search to replace Jerod Haase at UAB is in full swing.  Athletic Director Mark Ingram is not using a search firm and will handle the search internally. Early names here are current Blazers associate head coach Robert Ehsan and and

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