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Kentucky Basketball Staff Update

The Kentucky men’s basketball coaching staff has undergone an off-season transformation with a familiar face in Orlando Antigua returning to the UK bench and another top assistant from Illinois in Ronald “Chin” Coleman coming onboard. Antigua, a key assistant in the first five seasons of the John Calipari era at Kentucky, has rejoined the program

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OFFICIAL: Justus joins Arizona State MBB Staff

Assistant coach Joel Justus has joined Bobby Hurley‘s staff after working the past seven seasons at Kentucky, including the past five as the assistant coach. He previously worked as the director of analytics and as the special assistant to the head coach. “I am really excited to welcome coach Joel Justus to the Sun Devil family,”

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Vanderbilt Men’s Basketball Staff Update

Vanderbilt has added associate head coaches Michael Curry and Ed Conroy to the men’s basketball staff as announced Wednesday by head coach Jerry Stackhouse. “Ed and Michael are two welcomed additions to our staff as we continue to elevate the program and build on the progress we have made,” Stackhouse said. “Their combined experience at

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Musselman signs new 5-yr deal at Arkansas

Coming off the program’s first NCAA Tournament Elite Eight appearance in more than 25 years, the University of Arkansas has signed head men’s basketball coach Eric Musselman to a new employment agreement that could extend Musselman’s tenure in Fayetteville through at least the 2028 season. The new five–year agreement will run from May 1, 2021

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OFFICIAL: Gainey named assistant at Tennessee

Tennessee basketball coach Rick Barnes on Monday announced that veteran assistant coach Justin Gainey has joined the Volunteers’ staff. Gainey boasts 15 years of Division I coaching and administrative experience in the ACC, Pac-12, Big East and beyond. “I coached against Justin when he was the point guard at NC State,” Barnes said. “He was an incredibly tough

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Extensions at South Carolina for Head Coach Frank Martin; Assistant Chuck Martin

The University of South Carolina Board of Trustees has approved a contract extension for two men’s basketball staff members. Head men’s basketball coach Frank Martin received a two-year contract extension, and assistant men’s basketball coach Chuck Martin received a one-year extension, taking him through the 2021-22 season. Frank Martin will enter his 10th season at the helm

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Alabama’s Oats agrees to raise + contract extension

University of Alabama Director of Athletics Greg Byrne announced Thursday that head men’s basketball Nate Oats and the University have agreed to a raise and contract extension. The new agreement will extend his current contract by three seasons to six years and keep him in charge of the Crimson Tide basketball program through March 14, 2027.

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Daily News & Notes – 1/15/21

Today’s news and notes from through out the college basketball coaching world… Tulane head coach Ron Hunter will not coach his team on Saturday vs Temple. He released the following on Twitter: “After being informed of my exposure to someone who tested positive for Covid-19, I am following the quarantine protocol and will be unable

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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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Daily News & Notes – 1/4/21

Happy New Year! Here is 2021’s first installment of the Daily News & Notes from though out the college basketball coaching world… Kentucky’s John Calipari got ejected Saturday night in a game that saw the Wildcats snap a 6-game losing streak with a 2OT win at Mississippi State. According to ESPN, Calipari said he didn’t

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