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REPORT: Jones out at LSU following SEC Tournament

According to a report by Andrew Lopez from The Times-Picayune, LSU will part ways with head basketball coach Johnny Jones following the SEC tournament. LSU is currently 10-20 (2-16 SEC), and will face Mississippi State tomorrow night in the opening round of the SEC Tournament. In his five seasons at LSU, Jones put together a

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Missouri Fires Kim Anderson

University of Missouri Director of Athletics Jim Sterk has asked third-year Tigers’ men’s basketball coach Kim Anderson to step down from his position at the end of the 2016-17 season. “This decision has been very difficult for me personally because of the tremendous respect I have for Kim,” Sterk said. “I know how hard he

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South Carolina Administrative Staff Update

The University of South Carolina men’s basketball program recently added two staff members on the administrative side. Jay Gibbons has been named as the Director of Video Services, while Dushawn Davis was added as the Director of Social Media. Jay Gibbons Served as the graduate student manager for the Gamecocks during the 2015-16 campaign. Prior

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Vanderbilt adds Matt Olinger to Men’s Basketball Staff

Vanderbilt men’s basketball coach Bryce Drew has announced the hiring of Matt Olinger as the team’s Director of Basketball Administration and Video Coordinator after serving as a staff member on the Liberty University men’s basketball staff. “Coach Olinger brings a lot of experience and unique abilities to our staff,” said Drew.  “His skills in coaching,

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Former Hartford Head Coach Dan Leibovitz Named SEC Associate Commissioner for Men’s Basketball

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.  (secsports.com) – Dan Leibovitz, a veteran basketball coach on the collegiate and professional levels and currently the primary men’s basketball administrator for The American Athletic Conference, has been named Associate Commissioner for Men’s Basketball for the Southeastern Conference, SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey announced Thursday. As the SEC’s Associate Commissioner for Men’s Basketball, Leibovitz

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Pinkins to Leave LSU Staff

LSU head men’s basketball coach Johnny Jones has announced that assistant coach Al Pinkins is leaving the Tigers staff to pursue another coaching opportunity. Pinkins, a native of Camilla, Georgia, joined the Tiger program prior to the 2015-16 season, after coaching in the SEC for one year at Tennessee and three seasons at Ole Miss.

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Vanderbilt Staff Update

Vanderbilt men’s basketball head coach Bryce Drew has announced the addition of Jake Diebler, Omar Mance, Roger Powell, Jr., Casey Shaw, and Luke Simons to his coaching staff.  Powell, Jr., joins the staff as associate head coach, Diebler and Shaw as assistant coaches, Mance as the Director of Recruiting and Player Personnel and Simons as

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OFFICIAL: John Pelphrey Joins Avery Johnson’s Staff at Alabama

HoopDirt.com mentioned this one earlier in the week – it’s now official… Head coach Avery Johnson announced on Wednesday the hiring of John Pelphrey as the associate head men’s basketball coach at The University of Alabama. Pelphrey, who brings more than 20 years of assistant and head coaching experience to the Tide, will replace former assistant coach Scott Pospichal. The

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