Richmond

Richmond’s Mooney receives 3-yr extension

Richmond men’s basketball coach Chris Mooney has received a three-year contract extension, Vice President and Director of Athletics John P. Hardt announced Thursday. Mooney, who led the Spiders to the Atlantic 10 Championship and the Second Round of the NCAA Tournament in March, is now under contract through the 2026-27 season.  “The Spiders had a great run last year

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Thomas added to Richmond Basketball Staff

Peter Thomas has been hired as an assistant coach, Richmond men’s basketball head coach Chris Mooney announced Tuesday. Thomas returns to Richmond following nine seasons on the staff at Campbell University, including the last five as associate head coach. “I’m thrilled to have Peter back at Richmond,” said Mooney. “He is a tremendously talented coach who brings with him

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Richmond Basketball Staff Update

Richmond men’s basketball head coach Chris Mooney announced Will Gipe as the team’s newest assistant coach and promotions for staff members Mark McGonigal and Darius Stokes Tuesday. McGonigal has added Director of Recruiting to his title and Stokes will be the team’s new Director of Program Development.  Gipe, McGonigal, and Stokes helped lead the Spiders to the 2022 Atlantic 10 Championship, the second

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Daily Dirt II – 3/28/22

Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) So busy today, I needed round 2 of the DD. Here you go… Richmond assistant Kevin Hovde is headed to Florida where he will rejoin new Gators head coach Todd Golden. Hovde was the associate head coach under Golden at San Francisco from 2019-21, and an assistant at USF from 2016-19.

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Stokes named Video Coordinator at Richmond

Darius Stokes is the new video coordinator for Richmond Spiders men’s basketball, the program announced on Tuesday. Stokes will manage all aspects of the team’s video operations and also contribute to opponent scouting and player recruitment. “We’re thrilled to add a coach with Darius’ experience and abilities,” said head coach Chris Mooney. “He’s been involved with

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Gipe adds Director of Recruiting to title at Richmond

Director of Recruiting has been added to Will Gipe‘s title, head coach Chris Mooney announced Friday. Gipe, entering his sixth season at Richmond, has been the team’s Director of Program Development since 2019. Will Gipe‘s new title will be Director of Program Development & Recruiting.  Gipe will coordinate all aspects of Richmond basketball’s recruiting operations, including

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Daily News & Notes – 1/20/21

Today’s daily news & notes from around the college basketball coaching world… The Big Ten Conference issued an institutional fine of $10,000 and a public reprimand of Penn State University men’s basketball interim head coach Jim Ferry for violating its Sportsmanship Policy. The violation is a result Coach Ferry’s postgame actions following the Penn State

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Daily News & Notes – 1/7/21

Today’s news and notes from through out the college basketball coaching world… UMass head coach Matt McCall and George Washington head coach Jamion Christian agreed to postpone last night’s game scheduled for 6pm at GW due to the riots at the Capitol and the curfew. MassLive details the trip to DC, and how events unfolded

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Mark McGonigal added to Richmond staff

Richmond men’s basketball and head coach Chris Mooney have announced the hiring of former player Mark McGonigal to the position of Director of Program Development. “We are very excited about Mark coming back to our program and joining the staff,” Chris Mooney said. “He will have a variety of responsibilities under the overarching objective of

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