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Daily Dirt – 7/16/21

Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) Catching-up on a bunch of things… I have heard that Bowling Green will name Nick Korta as their new Video Coordinator. He was most recently a graduate assistant at Florida State, and worked as a manager at Cleveland State before that. Jon Iati has joined the basketball staff at UMass-Lowell. The

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Rice extends Pera through 2023-24

After a season that saw Rice Men’s Basketball win 15 games and advance to the quarterfinals of the Conference USA Tournament, Rice Director of Athletics Joe Karlgaard has announced that men’s basketball coach Scott Pera has agreed to an extension that will run through the 2023-24 season. “The future of Rice men’s basketball is bright,” said

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Vince Alexander takes over at D2 Clayton State

Clayton State University Director of Athletics Ryan Erlacher has named former four-time Peach Belt Conference Coach of the Year Vince Alexander as the seventh head coach of the men’s basketball program.  Alexander joins the Laker family after a two-year stint as an assistant coach for NCAA Division I Rice University.  “We’re excited to welcome coach

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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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Rice Men’s Basketball Staff Update

Rice head basketball coach Scott Pera announced the promotions of Derek Glasser to Assistant Coach and Ryan Kapustka to Director of Basketball Operations, as well as the addition of Greg Howell as Video Coordinator Friday morning. “Today I want to announce some changes to our staff. I am promoting Derek Glasser to Assistant Coach and am

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Daily Dirt – 6/9/20

Tuesday’s Dirt… It sounds like D3 Amherst College has wrapped up their search to replace long-time head coach David Hixon. All indications are that Columbia associate head coach Marlon Sears is the leader here among the final 6 candidates. Sears, who is in his second stint at Columbia, has also been the head coach at

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DAILY DIRT: Sunday Night Edition – 6/7/20

A Sunday Night edition of the DD… I have heard that recently hired Samford assistant Jake Headrick is no longer on Bucky McMillan’s staff. Headrick was hired back in April after spending two seasons as an assistant at Missouri State. He had previously been an assistant Samford (2012-18), and the head coach at Chipola College

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Omar Mance added to Rice Basketball Staff

Rice head basketball coach Scott Pera announced the addition of former Owl Omar Mance as assistant coach Friday morning. Mance returns to South Main after serving as Director of Recruiting and Player Personnel at Vanderbilt. “I am excited to announce that Omar Mance will be the last piece added to our staff,” said Rice head

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Mark Linebaugh added to Rice basketball staff

Rice head basketball coach Scott Pera announced the addition of Mark Linebaugh to his staff Thursday afternoon. Linebaugh comes to Rice following three seasons as an assistant coach at Hobart College. “I am pleased to announce that Mark Linebaugh will be joining our staff,” said Rice head coach Scott Pera. “Mark brings so many qualities

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BREAKING: Scott Pera Named Head Coach at Rice

Rice has acted quickly to promote Scott Pera to head coach replacing Mike Rhoades. The University posted this video on their Twitter of  the AD announcing Pera’s hiring to the team (pretty cool to watch). More on this when Rice issues their press release.

Rice Dirt…

Multiple sources are reporting that Rice is acting quickly in their search to replace Mike Rhoades who departed for VCU earlier this week. I have heard that Associate Head Coach Scott Pera has already met with university officials regarding the vacant position. Pera had been on Rhoades staff for the past three seasons, and has

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