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Citadel Basketball Staff Update

The Citadel Head Basketball Coach Ed Conroy has announced the completion of his inaugural staff with four hires: Assistant Coaches Chris Hill and Patrick Reilingh, Director of Basketball Operations Austin Kidd, and Graduate Manager Hunt Conroy. “I am very excited about the additions to our Citadel basketball staff. We have an accomplished staff of great teachers, great

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Hugley named as new Assistant Basketball Coach at ETSU

Joe Hugley is back home!  On Monday, ETSU men’s basketball head coach Desmond Oliver announced the hiring of Hugley as the Buccaneers’ new assistant coach.  “I’m really excited to add Joe to my staff,” said Oliver. “Joe is going to bring a high level of teaching, player development and mentoring from a former player’s perspective. He’s going to

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Hart added to Wofford Men’s Basketball Staff

Wofford College men’s basketball head coach Jay McAuley announced today the addition of Kente’ Hart as an assistant to the head coach. Hart joins the Terrier staff after serving as an assistant at Florida Southwestern State College since 2018. “Kente’ is a very successful and experienced college basketball coach,” said McAuley. “We are excited to add another high-character individual to

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UNC Greensboro Basketball Staff Update

The UNC Greensboro (UNCG) men’s basketball team and head coach Mike Jones announced staffing changes this summer.   Jirsa RetiresRon Jirsa, a 40-year veteran of college coaching, announced his retirement this spring from UNCG. Coach Jirsa had just finished his first season as an assistant coach with the Spartans following six years at Radford University. During his

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Chattanooga Basketball Staff Update

While it might not be a secret following a heavy recruiting presence over the past few weeks, Chattanooga men’s basketball head coach Dan Earl and the program have formally finalized and announced the coaching staff ahead of the upcoming 2022-23 season. Some familiar faces for Earl will be alongside the first-year UTC head coach this season, in

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OFFICIAL: Davis named Associate Head Coach at VMI

Following-up on something that I mentioned first back on April 18th (DAILY DIRT: South Carolina Edition). Dave Davis has officially been named as the associate head coach at VMI. Here’s the announcement: VMI head basketball coach Andrew Wilson announced Monday afternoon the hiring of Dave Davis to serve as the Associate Head Basketball Coach of his program.

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VMI DIRT: Davis set to be named Associate Head Coach

Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) I can confirm through multiple sources that VMI name Dave Davis as their new Associate Head Basketball Coach / Offensive Coordinator. Davis spent last season on Pat Kelsey’s staff as the associate head coach at the College of Charleston, but was released earlier this spring. He has spent two years before

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REPORT: JMU’s Wilson to VMI

According to report from Stadium, VMI is expected to hire James Madison assistant Andrew Wilson as their new head coach. Wilson had been at JMU for the past two seasons, after following Mark Byington from Georgia Southern where the pair had spent seven years. Wilson also spent six seasons working for Bobby Cremins at the

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OFFICIAL: Earl takes over at Chattanooga

Chattanooga Mocs men’s basketball has found its new leader. Dan Earl becomes the 22nd head coach in program history, Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics Mark Wharton announced on Thursday afternoon. A familiar name and face, Earl comes to the Scenic City following a seven-year stint as the head coach of Southern Conference foe VMI. Earl led the

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REPORT: Dan Earl to Chattanooga

I mentioned Dan Earl and his involvement at Chattanooga in the DAILY DIRT on Monday. Now, according to Jeff Borzello, this move seems to be done. Chattanooga AD Wharton spent 25 years at Penn State prior to his time with the Mocs. Earl is former All-Big Ten player at Penn State, who spent 2006-11 as

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