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Tom Berryman Named DBO at SEMO

Tom Berryman was hired as director of operations at Southeast Missouri, completing Rick Ray’s staff for the upcoming 2016-17 campaign. Berryman spent the last two seasons as an assistant coach at the University of Charleston. He has nine years of coaching experience, including four as a member of Anthony Grant’s staff at the University of Alabama.

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Benjy Taylor Departs SEMO Men’s Basketball Staff

Assistant men’s basketball coach Benjy Taylor has resigned his position at Southeast Missouri State. Head Coach Rick Ray hired Taylor in January, in the midst of the 2015-16 campaign. Taylor wishes to move closer to his family who currently reside in Hawai’i. He has three sons, Tyler, Otto III and Ostin, and a daughter, Olive. Taylor remarked, “I would like

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Rosser Removed from Southeast Missouri Coaching Staff

HoopDirt.com news sponsored by Dr. Dish Southeast Missouri announced that assistant men’s basketball coach Jamie Rosser has been terminated, effective immediately due to violation of University policies and procedures. Rosser coached the last six years at Southeast, overseeing the guards and assisting with recruiting, scouting and academic performance. “Everyone in athletics is held to a

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Daily Dirt – 9/17/15

Some things that I’ve heard… David Potter has been hired as a graduate assistant on Rick Ray’s staff at Southeast Missouri.  Potter played at Clemson from 2006-10, and spent time in the D-League and also played overseas after graduation. I have heard that Jim Holsworth has been named as an assistant at Caldwell University (NJ). 

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Ray Retains Assistant Coach Jamie Rosser at SEMO

Southeast Missouri head coach Rick Ray announced that Jamie Rosser will return as an assistant coach with the Redhawks. “It is of the utmost importance to me that I surround our student-athletes with strong role models that demonstrate character and integrity,” said Ray. “As I did my research and had time to interact with Coach

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Florida State Dirt II…

On Thursday, I said that former SEMO head coach Dickey Nutt was in the mix to join the staff at Florida State.  I can now confirm that he will in fact join Leonard Hamilton’s staff – his title will be Video Coordinator.  Nutt’s first job as an assistant was under Hamilton back in 1987 at

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Lagroone Named DBO at SEMO

Nick Lagroone was named director of operations for Southeast Missouri’s men’s basketball program, head coach Rick Ray announced Friday. Lagroone will be in charge of the day-to-day operations, assisting with scheduling practice and skill workouts, on-campus recruiting, team travel, academics, camps, video and all other duties as assigned by Ray and his assistant coaches. He

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Florida State Dirt…

I have now heard from multiple sources who have told me that former Southeast Missouri head coach Dickey Nutt is in the mix to join Leonard Hamilton’s staff at Florida State. Nutt’s first job as an assistant was under Hamilton back in 1987 at Oklahoma State.  Before becoming the head coach at SEMO in 2009,

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Daily Dirt – 5/13/15

Another busy day.  Here’s what I’ve heard… I have heard that Wright State assistant Chris Moore will be headed to Southeast Missouri where he will join new head coach Rick Ray.  Moore had been at Wright State for the past four seasons, and has also worked at Morehead State, Bellarmine, Indiana-Southeast, and Cincinnati. I can

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BREAKING: Rick Ray Named Head Coach at SEMO

Southeast Missouri State has just named former Mississippi State coach Rick Ray as their new men’s basketball coach.  Ray was fired last month after spending three seasons as the Bulldogs head coach (37-60).  Before taking over at MSU, Ray was an assistant at Clemson (2010-12), and Purdue (2006-2010).  He beat out two other finalists for

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