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
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
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
Tennessee basketball coach Rick Barnes announced Monday that he has added Rod Clark to his staff as an assistant coach. A young and energetic rising star in the profession, Clark, 28, enters just his third season as a collegiate assistant in 2021-22. “We had an opportunity to be very selective in making this hire, and I
Lamont Evans, a former South Carolina men’s basketball assistant coach violated NCAA ethical conduct rules when he accepted between approximately $3,300 and $5,800 in bribes from an individual associated with a professional sports agent, according to a decision released by the Division I Committee on Infractions. The PDF to the full decision can be found
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.
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
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
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
Today’s daily news and notes from round the college basketball coaching world… The Villanova men’s basketball program has paused all team activities due to COVID-19 positive test results impacting Tier 1 staff members. Head Coach Jay Wright has tested positive for the virus and is in isolation per CDC guidelines while experiencing mild symptoms.
Michael Curry Sr. and Tim Dather, who combined have more than two decades of experience in the NBA, have joined the Georgia Basketball staff, head coach Tom Crean announced on Wednesday. Curry is a Player Development Assistant, while Dather is Director of Basketball Strategy. “We’re obviously very excited to add two really, really high quality
Today’s news & notes from around the college basketball coaching world… University at Buffalo men’s basketball coach Jim Whitesell will miss the next few games. Whitesell came in close contact with an individual who tested positive for COVID-19. He’s going to self-quarantine, despite testing negative this past week. Assistant coach Angres Thorpe will coach the