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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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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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