Rutgers

Hoop Insights: Rutgers is Here to Stay

by Aaron Hanshaw / Just Play Solutions – Analytics Academy After finishing 20-11 last year with an 11-9 record in the Big Ten, everyone should’ve known Rutgers was for real. But if there was any doubt headed into this season, Steve Pikiell’s group has erased it, starting off 7-1 and winning three of their first four

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Daily Dirt – 10/2/20

A few quick things to wrap-up the week… I have heard that North Texas Director of Basketball Operations Andy Schmitt will be departing the staff, and will join basketball analytics company HD Intelligence. Schmittt had been at UNT since 2018, and was at New Mexico before that. Former Rutgers and Rhode Island assistant Jim Carr

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Rutgers, Pikiell agree to contract extension

Rutgers University and Steve Pikiell have come to terms on a two-year contract extension that will keep the 2020 Naismith Coach of the Year candidate courtside through 2025-26. In his fourth season, Pikiell has led the Scarlet Knights to their first national ranking in 41 years, first winning season in fourteen years, and most conference

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Daily Dirt – 8/16/16

A few things that I’ve heard while hanging out at the beach this week… According to a report by Jon Rothstein, Merchant Marine head coach Steve Hayn will become the special assistant to the head coach at Rutgers. Hayn, a Stony Brook alum, has also been the head coach at Fredonia, Stevens, and Dowling. From

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Rutgers Staff Update

Rutgers Head Men’s Basketball Coach Steve Pikiell announced the hiring of Dan Rickard as Senior Advisor, Greg Vetrone as Director of Player Development, Ben Asher as Special Assistant to the Head Coach and Bryan Dougher as Director of Basketball Operations. “I am incredibly pleased to complete our staff with hard-working and dedicated individuals who not only have great knowledge of the game, but also understand

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DI Assistants on the Move: Second Edition

Last week, I published a list of DI assistants on the move.  This past weekend has been busy, so here’s the second edition: Boise State: Lost Danny Henderson to Oklahoma State last week.  Head coach Leon Rice will replace him with Nebraska assistant Phil Beckner. Last season was Beckner’s first as a Cornhusker, he has also

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RUTGERS: Details on Pikiell’s Contract which has been Approved by Board of Governors

This morning, the Rutgers Board of Governors voted unanimously to support the hiring of Steve Pikiell as the university’s new head basketball coach.  According to NJ.com, some of the details are as follows: Pikiell received a five-year contract starting at $1.4 million and increasing by $100,000 each year. The contract, which includes performance incentives contingent on academic

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