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Carey Rich named Special Assistant at South Carolina

New head men’s basketball coach Lamont Paris announced the addition of former Gamecock great Carey Rich. Rich will serve as special assistant to the head coach. In his role, he will provide assistance on a variety of special projects, with heavy involvement in alumni relations, community outreach and recruiting efforts. “I’m very excited to have Carey joining

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South Carolina Basketball Staff Update

Head coach Lamont Paris has hired Tanner Bronson and Eddie Shannon as assistant coaches on his new staff at South Carolina. Both join Paris after working previously for him at Chattanooga. Bronson was an assistant for the Mocs the past five seasons (2017-22) and Shannon for the last three (2019-22). “I am extremely excited to announce these additions

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REPORT: Martin, UMass finalizing deal

According to a report from Jon Rothstein, UMass is finalizing a deal with Frank Martin and is expected to name him as their new head basketball coach today. Martin had spent the past ten seasons as the head coach at South Carolina (171–147 – .538) before being released earlier this spring. He led the Gamecocks

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Daily Dirt: Sunday Edition – 3/20/22

Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) Sounds like 5 are the mix at Tulsa right now. Names I’ve heard include Stephen F. Austin’s Kyle Keller, Louisiana Tech’s Eric Konkol, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi’s Steve Lutz, St. John’s associate head coach TJ Cleveland, and one more. It sounds like this one could be wrapped up this week. Interesting name

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BREAKING: South Carolina fires Frank Martin

University of South Carolina Director of Athletics Ray Tanner announced Monday that Frank Martin is no longer the head men’s basketball coach, effective immediately. “After a thorough evaluation of our men’s basketball program, we have decided to make a change,” said Tanner. “We are grateful for the dedication that Coach Martin has made to Gamecock Basketball. We wish him

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HoopDirt.com Daily News – 11/10/21

With Buzz Williams serving a two-game suspension, Texas A&M assistant coach Devin Johnson will get his first opportunity to serve as a Division I head coach tonight when the Aggie men’s basketball team opens the regular season against North Florida. More HERE. The St. Louis University Men’s Basketball team paid tribute to former assistant coach

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South Carolina Basketball Staff Update

University of South Carolina head men’s basketball coach Frank Martin announced on Wednesday afternoon that Chuck Martin has been promoted to Associate Head Coach, and Brian Steele, a three-year letterwinner for Martin and the Gamecocks, has been promoted to Assistant Coach following the departure of Bruce Shingler to Maryland. “I’m very excited to give Chuck the

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Shingler heads from South Carolina to Maryland

Maryland men’s basketball coach Mark Turgeon has announced the hiring of Prince George’s County native Bruce Shingler as assistant coach. Shingler most recently spent five seasons as an assistant coach at South Carolina, where he helped lead the Gamecocks to their first ever NCAA Final Four appearance. He grew up just miles from College Park

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Extensions at South Carolina for Head Coach Frank Martin; Assistant Chuck Martin

The University of South Carolina Board of Trustees has approved a contract extension for two men’s basketball staff members. Head men’s basketball coach Frank Martin received a two-year contract extension, and assistant men’s basketball coach Chuck Martin received a one-year extension, taking him through the 2021-22 season. Frank Martin will enter his 10th season at the helm

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Daily Dirt – 3/19/21

Yesterday was nuts. Curious to see what today will bring. Here are some things that I’ve heard… It sounds like Matt Scherbenske is no longer the associate head coach at the University of Central Arkansas. He had been on the Bears staff for the past six seasons. No official word on his departure from UCA,

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