Richard Pitino

Milestone wins for Bennett, Pitino, and Mihalich

Three Division I head coaches reached milestone victories over the past few days… With #4 Virginia’s 100-64 win over Marshall yesterday, head coach Tony Bennett recorded his 300th career win (231st at Virginia) to become the 80th active DI head coach with 300 or more wins. Richard Pitino collected his 100th victory at Minnesota last

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UNLV’s Rob Jeter heading to Minnesota

UNLV assistant basketball coach Rob Jeter is headed to Minnesota where he will join Richard Pitino’s staff. This was first reported by Evan Daniels. Jeter joined Marvin Menzies staff two seasons ago following an 11-year stint as the head coach at Milwaukee. Jeter recorded a 185-170 mark as the Panthers head coach, becoming the winningest

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Richard Pitino Signs Extension at Minnesota Through 2022

The University of Minnesota today announced that Head Men’s Basketball Coach Richard Pitino has agreed to a contract extension that adds one year to his existing agreement, placing him under contract with the University through the 2021-22 season. The extension will become official pending approval from the Board of Regents at its May meetings. “Since

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Minnesota Dirt…

HoopDirt.com can confirm an earlier report by Evan Daniels that former Tulane head coach Ed Conroy will join Richard Pitino’s staff at Minnesota. He will replace Nate Pomeday who became the Associate Commissioner for Men’s Basketball with American Athletic Conference last month. Conroy spent the past six seasons at Tulane (92-103), and has also been

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Minnesota Extends Richard Pitino

HoopDirt.com news sponsored by Dr. Dish Gopher Athletics today announced that the University of Minnesota has agreed to new contract terms for three of the athletic department’s head coaches – men’s basketball coach Richard Pitino, women’s basketball coach Marlene Stollings and softball coach Jessica Allister. We’re excited to announce new contract agreements for Richard, Marlene

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Pitino Announces Staff Changes at Minnesota

University of Minnesota head men’s basketball coach Richard Pitino announced Tuesday that Nate Pomeday has been promoted to assistant coach while Ryan Livingston was named the director of basketball operations. Pomeday, who spent the 2014-15 season as the Gophers’ director of operations, replaces Dan McHale who was named head coach at Eastern Kentucky University “Nate

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Poll Results: Florida Search

Yesterday, HoopDirt.com asked our readers who they thought would replace Billy Donovan as the next head coach at Florida.  A few hours after we posted the poll, Louisiana Tech head coach Michael White was hired, and we shut the voting.  Here are the results – looks like our readers had a pretty good handle on

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Daily Dirt – 4/17/15

A few quick hitters as we roll into the weekend… Minnesota head coach Richard Pitino will bump up DBO Nate Pomeday to assistant coach.  He will replace Dan McHale who became the head coach at Eastern Kentucky last week.  Pomeday joined Pitino’s staff last summer after a six year stint as an assistant at Oregon

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