Auburn’s Steven Pearl has been promoted to assistant coach after the Tigers’ 18 wins this past season were the most since 2008-09, head coach Bruce Pearl announced. He was the director of basketball operations the previous two seasons after spending the 2014-15 season as an assistant strength and conditioning coach. “As a father, I have
LSU head men’s basketball coach Will Wade has named veteran coach Tony Benford as the first member of his coaching staff for the 2017-18 season. Benford, who will serve as assistant coach, comes to LSU after five years as the head coach at the University of North Texas and a career of over 25 years
Kentucky Head Coach John Calipari inked a two-year contract extension on Monday. Here is a PDF of the Amendment as well as a PDF of Coach Calipari’s updated contact terms. The amendment to Calipari’s contract extends his deal from March 30, 2022 to March 30, 2024. Calipari’s total guaranteed compensation – including base salary, media/endorsement
LSU has just released the following statement in response to the multiple internet reports tonight: Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics Joe Alleva has announced former Virginia Commonwealth University head basketball coach Will Wade will lead the LSU basketball program as its new head coach. More information to follow Tuesday.
According to an ESPN report, VCU’s Will Wade has agreed to a six-year deal to become the head coach at LSU. Wade, who will replace Johnny Jones, led the Rams to a 26-9 record this past season. He wraps-up his two-year stint at VCU with a 51-20 record. Wade also spent two seasons as the
Missouri will officially introduce new head basketball Cuonzo Martin at a press conference today at 5pm ET/4pm CT. To watch live follow the link HERE.
University of Missouri Director of Athletics Jim Sterk announced today the appointment of Cuonzo Martin as Mizzou’s 19th head men’s basketball coach. Martin, who has spent the past three seasons as head coach at the University of California, has averaged 20.7 wins in nine seasons as a head coach with seven postseason appearances to his
LSU Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics Joe Alleva will hold a press conference at 11 a.m. CT on Friday, March 10, to make an announcement about the school’s men’s basketball program. It is expected that head basketball coach Johnny Jones has been relived of his duties. More on this after the press conference.
Below is a link to the PDF of the official buyout agreement between Kim Anderson and the University of Missouri: KIM ANDERSON / MISSOURI BUYOUT AGREEMENT Anderson will receive a lump sum of $450,000 for liquidated damages and $200,000 for meeting or exceeding the academic accomplishment and social responsibilities. He will also receive the money
University of Georgia AD Greg McGarity released the following statement. It is in response to a Yahoo! Sports report about the future of head basketball coach Mark Fox: “We are NOT in the process of exploring our options to replace Mark Fox. We look forward to Mark leading our program next year and all our