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Radford Basketball Staff Update

Radford men’s basketball head coach Darris Nichols announced the addition of the final two men’s basketball assistant coaches on Thursday as James Haring and Timothy Peete join the staff. James Haring spent time with the Dayton men’s hoops staff as Director of Basketball Operations in July, 2019. Haring joined to the Flyer staff from Jacksonville State

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OFFICIAL: Nichols named Head Basketball Coach at Radford

Darris Nichols has been named Radford University’s eighth men’s basketball head coach as announced by Director of Athletics Robert Lineburg on Wednesday afternoon. A Radford, Va., native, Nichols has spent the last six seasons as an assistant coach at the University of Florida. “Darris Nichols is a star,” Director of Athletics Robert Lineburg said. “He was an

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Daily Dirt – 3/20/20

Losing track of days already here at the HD World HQ. Here is what I believe to be Friday’s Daily Dirt… I keep hearing that Louisiana Monroe associate head coach Ryan Cross is in the mix to join Andy Kennedy at UAB. I’ve also heard Clemson director of recruiting Philip Pearson’s name mentioned here as

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Radford issues 1 game suspension to Mike Jones

Radford University men’s basketball head coach, Mike Jones, has been suspended for one game for his on-court conduct during Monday’s 81-77 win at Winthrop. Jones will miss Thursday’s home game against Presbyterian. Assistant coach Ron Jirsa will lead the Highlanders in Jones’ absence. This suspension is self-imposed by the Radford University Athletics Department. “Coach Jones’

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Jones Agrees to Contract Extension at Radford

Radford University Director of Athletics Robert Lineburg announced today that Men’s Basketball Head Coach Mike Jones has agreed to terms and is finalizing a new contract extension that will keep him with the program through June 2025. “Mike Jones has done an exceptional job leading Radford University Men’s Basketball,” said Lineburg. “We are pleased to

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Hartley Named Director of Basketball Operations at Radford

Radford men’s basketball head coach Mike Jones announced the addition of Junard Hartley as Director of Basketball Operations Friday morning. In his new role, Hartley will oversee the daily operations of the men’s basketball program, including the logistics of budget, game-day management, coordination of managers’ duties, team travel arrangements and equipment coordination. “I first met

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Radford Staff Update

Radford head coach Mike Jones announced the additions of David Boyden and Donny Lind as assistant coaches on his men’s basketball coaching staff, Thursday afternoon. Both veteran assistant coaches will handle recruiting, on-floor coaching and scouting for the Highlanders. Boyden will assist with post player development, while Lind will work with the perimeter players. Boyden

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Daily Dirt – 6/9/16

A bunch of things that I’ve heard over the past few days… It sounds like Radford assistant coach Chris Hawkins will be joining Reggie Witherspoon’s new staff at Canisius. Hawkins has been at Radford (his alma mater) since 2011, and was also an assistant there from 1997-2000. He has previously worked for Witherspoon at Buffalo

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OFFICIAL: Jirsa to Radford

Following-up on a rumor that HoopDirt.com posted last week. It has now been made official that Ron Jirsa has been named as an assistant coach at Radford University. “We are excited to welcome Coach Jirsa into our basketball family,” Jones said. “I have admired his work from afar for many years, and I have worked

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Radford Dirt…

I have heard that Ron Jirsa is the leader for the vacant assistant position at Radford.  The position opened earlier this spring when Kyle Getter took a spot on Ritchie McKay’s new staff at Liberty.  Jirsa is the former head coach at Georgia (1997-99) and Marshall (2003-07).  He has also been an assistant to Tubby

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