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VMI hires Harrison as Assistant Basketball Coach

VMI head basketball coach Andrew Wilson announced Thursday the hiring of Paul Harrison as the team’s new assistant coach and defensive coordinator. Harrison comes to the Institute by way of Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, where he had been on staff since the 2015-16 season, and he helped Bucknell raise banners in each of his first four seasons. Prior

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Andre Gray returns for second stint as Assistant Basketball Coach at Western Carolina

Andre Gray, a veteran NCAA men’s basketball coach with head coaching experience, has joined the staff of Western Carolina first-year head coach Tim Craft. Gray, who previously spent three seasons on the Catamount men’s basketball bench from 2008-11, has been named the associate head coach by Craft. Gray joins previously announced assistant coaches Andrew Brown and

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Mercer Basketball Staff Update

First year Mercer men’s basketball head coach Ryan Ridder has announced his coaching staff for the upcoming 2024-25 season. Coach Ridder and the men’s basketball program are excited to welcome the following three assistant coaches for the upcoming season. Joining the Bears are Jonathan Mitchell, Reed Ridder, and Ben Witherspoon. Jonathan MitchellHometown: Mount Vernon, N.J.Alma Mater: Rutgers Mitchell joins

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Brown named Assistant Basketball Coach at Western Carolina

Western Carolina men’s basketball first-year head coach Tim Craft has begun to fill his assistant staff with the addition of Andrew Brown, who spent the past five seasons on the bench with Craft at Gardner-Webb. Brown will also serve as the Catamount men’s basketball program’s recruiting coordinator. Brown, who brings over 15 years of collegiate coaching

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McMillan inks contract extension at Samford

After leading Samford to its first NCAA Tournament appearance in 24 years, head men’s basketball coach Bucky McMillan has been signed to a contract extension, the university announced Tuesday. “I want to thank Dr. Taylor and Martin Newton for their confidence in the direction of the program as I am extremely grateful for the contract extension,” McMillan said.

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OFFICIAL: Mercer names Ridder as new Head Basketball Coach

Athletics department officials at Mercer University announced Friday evening that 15-year collegiate coaching veteran Ryan Ridder has been named as the men’s basketball program’s 30th head coach. Ridder treks to Middle Georgia after leading UT Martin to 48 victories over the last three seasons, including a 21-11 mark in 2023-24. He has amassed a 191-120 (.614) record

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OFFICIAL: Mercer will not renew contract of Men’s Basketball Coach Greg Gary

Following up on reports from earlier today. Greg Gary has officially been released as the head men’s basketball coach at Mercer. Here’s the statement from the school: Athletics department officials at Mercer University announced Monday morning that the contract of men’s basketball head coach Greg Gary will not be renewed for the 2024-25 season. “I am thankful for

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