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James Strong joins Vandy Basketball Staff

Former Commodore player and staff member James Strong is returning to West End to join new head coach Jerry Stackhouse’s staff as the Director of Player Personnel.  Strong, who returns to Vanderbilt after spending eight seasons on Rick Byrd’s staff at Belmont, played for the Commodores from 1996-2000 and spent six seasons as a member

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Wade Reinstated as LSU Basketball Coach

Statement of LSU Athletics Director and Vice Chancellor Joe Alleva on the reinstatement of Tiger Basketball Coach Will Wade: “The LSU Athletics Department today agreed to reinstate Will Wade as head coach of the Tiger basketball program. Coach Wade met Friday with University and NCAA officials. During those meetings, he answered all questions and denied

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Auburn and Bruce Pearl agree to new five-year contract

Auburn Athletics has agreed to terms with men’s basketball coach Bruce Pearl for a new five-year contract, Director of Athletics Allen Greene announced Friday. The deal will take his contract through the 2023-24 season. “Under Bruce’s leadership, our basketball program has reached new heights. Our young men continue to thrive in the classroom and on

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Alabama Basketball Staff Update

Alabama men’s basketball head coach Nate Oats announced Tuesday the addition of five staff members, which include three assistant coaches, a strength and conditioning coach and a director of basketball operations. The Crimson Tide’s first-year head coach retained Antoine Pettway from the previous staff and welcomes Charlie Henry and Bryan Hodgson as assistant coaches. Pettway

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Arkansas Search Update…

It sounds like Arkansas has whiffed again on another target, as I have heard that Wichita State’s Gregg Marshall has spurned the Razorbacks. Here’s what’s happened so far in this one… Shortly after Mike Anderson was fired, there was a lot of speculation that Kelvin Sampson would be the choice here – mostly due to

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OFFICIAL: Vanderbilt names Jerry Stackhouse Head Basketball Coach

After an extensive national search, Vice Chancellor for Athletics and University Affairs and Athletics Director Malcolm Turner today announced Jerry Stackhouse as Vanderbilt University’s men’s basketball head coach. “I am extremely excited to join the Vanderbilt family and build on the incredible accomplishments of its athletics program and men’s basketball program,” said Stackhouse, who is currently serving

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Arkansas Dirt…

Things are heating up in the search at Arkansas… After kicking the tires on Eric Musselman earlier this week, it sounds like the Razorbacks focus has now shifted to Wichita State’s Gregg Marshall. Marshall, the 2014 National Coach of the Year has spent the past 12 seasons as the Shockers head coach. He led his

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