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Daily Dirt – 3/17/20

A few quick things that I’ve heard on St. Patrick’s Day… I mentioned Northern Colorado head coach Jeff Linder at Wyoming a few times last week. I’ve been told by multiple sources that he is now the clear cut leader, but it is not done yet. It seems like things are moving quickly in Laramie,

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Daily Dirt – 3/16/20

I’ve heard that Parker is running the search at UIC. Some very (very) early names here: former Illinois special assistant Jamall Walker, Kansas assistant Jerrance Howard, Nebraska assistant Armon Gates, and Western Michigan head coach Steve Hawkins. More on this one as it shakes out. Andy Kennedy has been licking his chops for a while

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Daily Dirt – 4/3/18

A few things that I’ve heard… Mike Rice is a HOT name right now at Pitt. Multiple sources have told me that he is involved with an assistant spot on Jeff Capel’s staff. Rice is a Pittsburgh native who has been the head coach at Rutgers and Robert Morris. He has most recently been working

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Former Coppin State Head Coach Michael Grant Added to Samford Basketball Staff

The Samford University athletic department officially announced Tuesday that former head coach at Coppin State University, Stillman College and Southern University, Michael Grant, has joined the Bulldogs’ basketball program as the special assistant to the head coach. Grant comes to Samford from Coppin State University where he spent the previous three seasons as head coach.

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Samford Head Basketball Coach Scott Padgett Receives Contract Extension Through 2021-22

The Samford University athletic department announced that Head Coach Scott Padgett has signed a five-year contract extension. The news was officially released by Director of Athletics Martin Newton. Padgett’s deal will now last throughout the 2021-22 campaign. “I’m thrilled to announce a five-year extension for Coach Padgett,” said Newton. “Scott has brought a tremendous work

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