Following up on something that HoopDirt.com first reported on April 3rd (JUCO DIRT). It’s now been made official – James Stafford has been named as the head coach at Ranger College (TX). The school released this today: James Stafford is the owner of one of the oddest stat lines in NJCAA men’s Division I basketball.
I can confirm through multiple sources that current Ranger College assistant basketball coach James Stafford will be promoted to the role of head coach. He will replace Billy Gillispie who became the head coach at new D1 member Tarleton State (WAC) earlier this week. Stafford was part of the Ranger staff that advanced to the
For Immediate Release April 30, 2019 Ranger College Head Basketball Coach Billy Gillispie has been named as the HoopDirt.com JUCO Coach of the Year presented by Just Play Solutions for the 2018-19 college basketball season. Gillispie qualified for the award by being named as the HoopDirt.com/Just Play Solutions Coach of the Week for Week 12 of
HoopDirt.com can confirm that Billy Gillispie has returned as the head basketball coach at Ranger College. Back in December, Gillispie had announced that he was stepping away citing health concerns. He has now apparently gotten his health back in order, and will be back on the bench next season. It sounds like assistant coach Josh
Josh Mills has been named as the interim head basketball coach at Ranger College. He assumes the position following the retirement of Billy Gillispie, who stepped away earlier this week citing health concerns. Mills joined Gillispie’s staff this past summer after serving a two-year stint as the Director of Player Development at Wake Forest. He
Associated Press RANGER, Texas — Former Kentucky basketball coach Billy Gillispie says he is retiring, citing health concerns as he steps aside as coach at a Texas junior college. The 57-year-old Gillispie said in a text message to The Dallas Morning News on Wednesday that he’s been battling high blood pressure since the summer. The
Catching-up on a few things that I’ve heard… Last week, I blogged about the hirings of Reggie Sharp and Luke D’Alessio as assistant coaches at NC Central (North Carolina Central Dirt). I neglected to mention that Dan Tharpe has also been hired as the Director of Basketball Operations. He has been an assistant coach at