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Furman Dirt…

HoopDirt.com has learned from a great source that Furman head coach Bob Richey will promote Trey Meyer to assistant coach. He will replace Jay McAuley who became an assistant at Wofford back in mid-June. Meyer joined the Furman staff in May 2017 after a five year run as an assistant at Miami (OH). He also

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Samford Head Basketball Coach Scott Padgett Receives Contract Extension Through 2021-22

The Samford University athletic department announced that Head Coach Scott Padgett has signed a five-year contract extension. The news was officially released by Director of Athletics Martin Newton. Padgett’s deal will now last throughout the 2021-22 campaign. “I’m thrilled to announce a five-year extension for Coach Padgett,” said Newton. “Scott has brought a tremendous work

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Wofford Basketball Staff Update

The Wofford men’s basketball program has added Jay McAuley and Will Murphy to the staff, as announced by head coach Mike Young. McAuley will serve as Associate Head Coach and Murphy will be the Director of Basketball Operations. McAuley, who coached two seasons at Wofford from 2008-10, returns to the staff after most recently spending

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Wofford Dirt…

HoopDirt.com has heard from a great source that Furman assistant Jay McAuley is headed to Wofford where he will replace Dustin Kerns who became the head coach at Presbyterian earlier this month. McAuley joined the Furman staff back in 2013 after working for Chris Holtmann at Gardner-Webb for three seasons. McAuley is no stranger to

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VMI Staff Update…

Following up on some “dirt” that HoopDirt.com first published on May 19th… Two new assistant coaches have joined the VMI basketball coaching staff for the 2017-18 season, head coach Dan Earl announced. Joining the staff are Kevin Carroll and former VMI alumnus and standout shooting guard Austin Kenon. Carroll and Kenon fill the vacancies created

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Chattanooga Basketball Staff Update

Chattanooga Mocs men’s basketball coach Lamont Paris announced three new members to his first staff. It includes completing his on-court staff with Ohio University assistant Aaron Fuss being offered and accepting the position. Fuss spent nine seasons with the Bobcats. He started as the director of basketball operations before ascending to assistant coach in 2012.

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Furman Dirt…

Yesterday I posted the job listing for the Director of Basketball Operations position at Furman. You can now ignore the post as I’ve heard from multiple sources that the job has been filled by Trey Meyer. He had been an assistant on John Cooper’s staff at Miami (OH) for the past five seasons, and was

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