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OFFICIAL: Bryce Drew Named Head Coach at Vanderbilt

Vanderbilt University has hired Bryce Drew as head men’s basketball coach, Athletic Director David Williams announced on Wednesday. Drew becomes the ninth Commodore basketball coach of the modern era and 27th all time. “Our goal was to identify a proven head coach capable of exciting Commodore Nation and perhaps most importantly, able to mirror Vanderbilt’s

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BREAKING: Bryce Drew to Vanderbilt

HoopDirt.com can now confirm reports that Valpo head coach Bryce Drew will become the next head coach at Vanderbilt.  He will replace Kevin Stallings who became the head coach at Pitt last week at the end of March. This season, Drew led Valpo to a 30-7 record, and an appearance in the NIT championship game.

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OFFICIAL: Kevin Stallings Named Head Coach at Pitt

Kevin Stallings has been named the head coach of the University of Pittsburgh men’s basketball program as announced by Pitt Athletic Director Scott Barnes Sunday afternoon. “Coach Stallings and I share the same vision for Pitt — playing in the Final Four,” said Barnes. “Kevin has a successful track record recruiting the ACC footprint and

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HOT: Billy Kennedy Signs New 5-Year Deal at Texas A&M

Texas A&M University has reached an agreement in principle with Head Men’s Basketball Coach Billy Kennedy on a new five-year contract, Director of Athletics Scott Woodward announced today at the SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament. Terms of the contract are pending approval by the Texas A&M University System Board of Regents at a future meeting. The top-seeded and SEC Co-Champion

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Avery Johnson Finalizes Staff at Alabama

HoopDirt.com news sponsored by Dr. Dish Alabama head coach Avery Johnson announced on Wednesday that Kobie Baker has been hired as the special assistant to the head coach/senior director of basketball operations. Baker returns to Tuscaloosa, where he spent three years in the program as the director of basketball operations (2006-07), assistant basketball coach (2007-08)

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Brendan Suhr Named Associate Head Coach at LSU

LSU men’s basketball coach Johnny Jones completed his coaching staff for the 2015-16 season on Tuesday by naming former NBA championship winning assistant coach Brendan Suhr as the Tigers’ new Associate Coach. Suhr, who is the founder and president of the speaking and consulting firm Off the Court, Inc., has been a part of the University of Central Florida

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Fox Extended Through 2019-20 at Georgia

The Georgia men’s basketball program is healthy and building momentum, UGA J. Reid Parker Director of Athletics Greg McGarity said following Thursday’s meeting of the Athletic Association Board of Directors. And credit for that goes to coach Mark Fox, said McGarity. Fox was awarded a contract extension during Thursday’s meeting which will extend him through

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Pinkins Named Assistant Coach at LSU

LSU men’s basketball coach Johnny Jones announced that Al Pinkins would be joining the Tiger staff as assistant coach. Pinkins, 42, has served his last two assistant coaching stints in the Southeastern Conference at Ole Miss and Tennessee. The hiring is subject to the usual certification of background check and approval by the LSU Board

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