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Vanderbilt Basketball Staff Update

Vanderbilt men’s basketball head coach Mark Byington announced the addition of Rick Ray and Xavier Joyner as assistant coaches on Thursday. Ray joins the Commodores following a four-year stint as an assistant at Colorado while Joyner spent the past four seasons on Byington’s James Madison staff. RICK RAY A veteran of the SEC, Ray brings

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OFFICIAL: Pope named Head Basketball Coach at Kentucky

When his alma mater came calling, Mark Pope knew there was no place like home. Pope, a captain of the University of Kentucky’s 1996 National Championship team, has returned to Lexington as the 23rd head coach of Kentucky’s storied men’s basketball program, UK Athletics Director Mitch Barnhart announced Friday. Pope is a nine-year head coaching

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OFFICIAL: John Calipari takes over at Arkansas

Naismith Hall of Fame coach John Calipari, who has led six teams to the Final Four, was named the 14th Razorback head men’s basketball coach, University of Arkansas Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics Hunter Yurachek announced Wednesday. Calipari has signed a five-year contract to lead the Razorbacks with a salary beginning at $7 million

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Calipari finalizing 5-yr deal at Arkansas

Kentucky head basketball coach is reportedly finalizing a five-year deal to become the next head coach at Arkansas. Calipari has been at Kentucky for the past 15-seasons, where has gone 410-123 (.769). The Wildcats have struggled recently, having not advanced past the round of 32 in the NCAA Tournament since 2018-19. The coaching veteran has

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Summers added to Mizzou Basketball Staff

University of Missouri men’s basketball added a top frontcourt coach to its staff as Whitten Family Men’s Basketball Head Coach Dennis Gates announced the addition of Rob Summers as an assistant coach to the Tigers program. A 7-foot graduate of West Virginia who played two seasons under John Beilein after starting his career at Penn State, Summers will work

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REPORT: Vandy to hire JMU’s Byington

According to multiple reports, including one from Jeff Borzello, Vanderbilt will hire James Madison’s Mark Byington as their new head basketball coach. He would replace Jerry Stackhouse who was fired earlier this month. Byington led JMU to a 32-4 (15-3) record this season and captured the Sun Belt Conference Championship. The Dukes advanced to the

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Beard inks new contract at Ole Miss

After guiding the Rebel basketball team to its first 20-win season in five years, Ole Miss and head coach Chris Beard will continue their upward trajectory and have agreed on a new contract, it was announced Wednesday by Vice Chancellor for Intercollegiate Athletics Keith Carter.  “The future of Ole Miss Basketball could not be brighter

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