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Arkansas Dirt…

I can confirm through multiple sources that Nevada head coach Eric Musselman is on campus today at Arkansas. There are also reports of Bud Walton Arena being set up for a presser. While that is in fact true, it doesn’t necessarily mean a hiring is imminent. I have it from a great source that the

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Kentucky, Calipari agree to long term deal

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky has agreed to a long-term contract with coach John Calipari that will allow him to finish his career with the Wildcats. Calipari’s current deal was amended in March 2017 to run through the 2023-24 season, with a base annual salary of $8 million plus incentives. Men’s basketball spokesman Eric Lindsey

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Vanderbilt Dirt…

I can confirm that the Jerry Stackhouse to Vanderbilt rumors are very, very real. While no deal has been struck yet, both sides are getting closer as we speak. Stackhouse, the 3rd overall pick in the 1995 NBA draft is currently an assistant with the Memphis Grizzlies. He played in the league for eight teams

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Alabama Names Nate Oats Men’s Basketball Coach

University of Alabama Director of Athletics Greg Byrne announced on Wednesday that Nate Oats has been named head coach of the Crimson Tide men’s basketball program. Oats, who was named the 2018 and 2019 Mid-American Conference (MAC) Coach of the Year and is one of 11 finalists for the 2019 Werner Ladder Naismith Men’s College

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SEC DIRT: Arkansas Fires Mike Anderson

HoopDirt.com can now confirm multiple reports that Arkansas has fired head basketball coach Mike Anderson. Sources have told me that he just finished meeting with his team to deliver the news. Anderson has been the Razorbacks coach for the past eight seasons (169-104), including 18-16 this year. He also worked as the head coach at

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OFFICIAL: Avery Johnson out at Alabama

Avery Johnson will no longer serve as head coach of The University of Alabama men’s basketball team, Director of Athletics Greg Byrne announced Sunday morning. “After meeting with Coach Johnson, we made the decision to mutually part ways,” said Byrne. “This was not an easy decision, and we thank him for his contributions over the past four seasons.

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Vanderbilt Fires Bryce Drew

Bryce Drew will not return as the head men’s basketball coach at Vanderbilt for the 2019-20 season, as announced Friday by Vice Chancellor for Athletics and University Affairs and Athletics Director Malcolm Turner. “Vanderbilt is committed to competing at the highest levels on and off the court. After careful consideration, we’ve decided to make a

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Ole Miss Extends Contract of Kermit Davis

Exactly one year after being publicly introduced at The Pavilion as the new leader of the Ole Miss men’s basketball program, head coach Kermit Davis has agreed in principle to a new four-year contract. In his first season guiding the Rebels, the SEC Coach of the Year brought Ole Miss back to the NCAA Tournament

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