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MILESTONE: Crean earns 400th career victory

With a late surge, the University of Georgia men’s basketball team earned its signature win of the young season, upsetting No. 18 Memphis, 82-79, Wednesday evening before a raucous crowd of 7,147 spectators at Stegeman Coliseum. The win earned Georgia head coach Tom Crean the 400th victory of his career and broke a four-game losing streak

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HoopDirt.com Daily News – 11/10/21

With Buzz Williams serving a two-game suspension, Texas A&M assistant coach Devin Johnson will get his first opportunity to serve as a Division I head coach tonight when the Aggie men’s basketball team opens the regular season against North Florida. More HERE. The St. Louis University Men’s Basketball team paid tribute to former assistant coach

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Ole Miss, Kermit Davis Agree to Contract Extension

Heading into his fourth season as the head coach of Ole Miss Men’s Basketball, Kermit Davis has agreed to a new four-year contract that runs through 2025, Vice Chancellor for Intercollegiate Athletics Keith Carter announced. “Starting with his first season when he was SEC Coach of the Year, Coach Davis has increased the expectations of Ole

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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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