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Barnes receives contract extension at Tennessee

The University of Tennessee has announced a contract extension for head men’s basketball coach Rick Barnes. Barnes has led the Volunteers to appearances in each of the last three NCAA Tournaments, while restoring Tennessee’s status among the nation’s top collegiate basketball programs. Tennessee’s recruiting under Barnes has risen to unprecedented heights, as he has signed

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OFFICIAL: Chambers joins LSU Basketball Staff

Following up on something that HoopDirt.com first reported back on 7/9 (DAILY DIRT). LSU has officially announced the hiring of Brandon Chambers. Here is the release: LSU Head Basketball Coach Will Wade announced on Tuesday that Brandon Chambers is joining the men’s basketball staff as Assistant to the Head Coach. Chambers has served the past

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South Carolina Basketball Staff Update

University of South Carolina head men’s basketball coach Frank Martin announced on Wednesday afternoon that Chuck Martin has been promoted to Associate Head Coach, and Brian Steele, a three-year letterwinner for Martin and the Gamecocks, has been promoted to Assistant Coach following the departure of Bruce Shingler to Maryland. “I’m very excited to give Chuck the

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Baskin returns to Mississippi State Basketball staff

Tevin Baskin has returned to the Mississippi State’s men’s basketball staff as the program’s director of scouting and analytics announced by head coach Ben Howland. Baskin served as a graduate assistant during the 2018-19 and the 2019-20 seasons where the Bulldogs posted consecutive 20-plus win seasons and made a 2019 NCAA Tournament appearance. He spent last

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Georgia Men’s Basketball Staff Update

Wade Mason and J.D. Powell have joined the Georgia Bulldogs’ staff as assistant coach and director of recruiting and operations, respectively, head coach Tom Crean announced on Thursday. “Wade and J.D. are big-time additions to our staff,” Crean said. “We are extremely excited to have them, and I am confident their contributions will be immediate

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Shingler heads from South Carolina to Maryland

Maryland men’s basketball coach Mark Turgeon has announced the hiring of Prince George’s County native Bruce Shingler as assistant coach. Shingler most recently spent five seasons as an assistant coach at South Carolina, where he helped lead the Gamecocks to their first ever NCAA Final Four appearance. He grew up just miles from College Park

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Pastrana named Assistant Coach at Florida

Florida men’s basketball head coach Mike White announced the hiring of assistant coach Erik Pastrana on Monday. “We’re really excited about Erik joining the Florida program,” White said. “He has a proven track record, coaching and recruiting at a high level everywhere he’s been and will be a great fit with our team and our

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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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