Southland Conference

Southeastern Louisiana names Randle as new Assistant Basketball Coach

Experienced junior college coach Mike Randle has joined the Southeastern Louisiana University men’s basketball coaching staff as an assistant coach, Lion head coach David Kiefer announced Monday. Randle’s hire is pending approval of the University of Louisiana System’s Board of Supervisors. “Coach Randle is a home run addition for our program,” Kiefer commented. “Mike had a ton of success as an

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Claunch agrees to contract extension at Nicholls State

Nicholls State University men’s basketball head coach Austin Claunch has agreed to a contract extension, Athletics Director Jonathan Terrell announced. Pending approval of the University of Louisiana System Board of Supervisors, the extension will add two years to Claunch’s current contract, securing the Houston native through the 2025-26 season.  As the second-youngest head coach in NCAA Division I men’s basketball, Claunch

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Shingles named Assistant Basketball Coach at McNeese State

McNeese Cowboys basketball head coach John Aiken has announced the hiring of Brandon Shingles to his coaching staff. Shingles comes to McNeese after spending the past two seasons as Associate Head Coach at Chipola Junior College in Florida where he served as the team recruiting coordinator, defensive coordinator, and director of scouting among many other duties. In that season, Chipola was

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Northwestern State Basketball Staff Update

 New Northwestern State head basketball coach Corey Gipson has completed his coaching staff for the upcoming season. Memphis’ Rodney Hamilton is the associate head coach with Michigan high school legend Tony Holliday and Talladega’s Tim Ward serving as assistant coaches. Former UNC-Pembroke assistant Leighton Kentwell is the director of basketball operations. “I am extremely fortunate and blessed

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Northwestern State Men’s Basketball Staff Update

The Northwestern State men’s basketball tweaked its coaching staff responsibilities as two current coaches received new titles. Blake Cochran and Jordan Luna solidified more permanent roles on the staff, announced head coach Mike McConathy on Tuesday. Cochran assumes an assistant coach role after serving as a volunteer this past season. “Blake came in with a recruiting base from

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Tanner elevated to Head Coach at Abilene Christian

Abilene Christian University athletics director Allen Ward announced Wednesday that longtime Wildcat associate men’s basketball head coach Brette Tanner has accepted an offer to be the 17th head coach in program history. “I’m humbled and honored to be the next head coach of Abilene Christian basketball, and to continue leading this program,” said Tanner, who

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Brooks named Head Basketball Coach at Lamar

Former Houston head coach and 2019 Cardinal Hall of Honor inductee, Alvin Brooks, has been named Lamar University head basketball coach announced Director of Athletics Marco Born Thursday morning. The announcement makes Brooks the 12th head coach in program history, and comes just days after Brooks helped guide Houston to the 2021 NCAA Final Four. “Today

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McNeese State Men’s Basketball Staff Update

New McNeese men’s basketball head coach John Aiken on Monday announced his coaching staff that includes two new additions and a promotion. Jalen Courtney, who has been on the Cowboys’ staff for three seasons, has been promoted as the program’s top assistant while Emmanuel Tommy will enter his second season as the team’s director of operations. New

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McNeese State MBB Coach Schroyer has interim tag removed from AD role

McNeese State University men’s head basketball coach, Heath Schroyer, who has held the role of interim director of athletics since mid-June, has been named permanent director, announced McNeese President Dr. Daryl Burckel on Thursday following approval by the Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System.  Schroyer has served as the McNeese men’s basketball head

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New Orleans Men’s Basketball Staff Update

New Orleans head men’s basketball coach Mark Slessinger has announced the promotion of Cory Dixon to director of basketball operations/on-campus recruiting, and the promotion of Bradley Feig to video and analytics coordinator. Cory Dixon The UNO alum (class of 2014) joined the staff last season as the director of player development/internal operations following his professional playing

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