Southland

New Orleans Dirt…

I have heard that the University of New Orleans will hire J.A. Anglin as their new Director of Basketball Operations. He would replace Corey Schmidt who is headed to Wake Forest as the Demon Deacons new Video Coordinator. Anglin spent last season at NAIA LSU Shreveport, where he helped lead the Pilots to a 23-11

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Slessinger inks contract extension at New Orleans

Following a third consecutive postseason appearance, University of New Orleans head men’s basketball coach Mark Slessinger signed a contract extension through the 2025-2026 season Thursday. The extension was approved by the Louisiana System Board of Regents.  “I can’t begin to express my gratitude to Dr. John Nicklow, our Director of Athletics Tim Duncan, and our administration for this contract

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Southeastern Louisiana Dirt…

New Southeast Louisiana head coach David Kiefer has added Mark Lieberman and Patrick Schulte to his staff. Lieberman, who will be the associate head coach, has previously worked at Louisville and Florida International. He has most recently been coaching at the prep level. Schulte had spent the past two seasons as the video coordinator at

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Lamar Dirt…

I can confirm from a great source that Lamar head coach Tic Price will promote Joey Cantafio from Director of Basketball Operations to Assistant Coach. He will replace Bobby Kummer who is headed to Mercer. Cantafio has been on the Lamar staff for the past two seasons. He spent three years prior to that serving

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Golding Inks Extension at Abilene Christian

Abilene Christian University men’s basketball coach Joe Golding, who just completed his eighth season, on Wednesday agreed to a five-year contract extension with the university that will keep him on the Wildcats’ bench through the 2023-24 season. Terms of the contract will not be released, but the extension takes the place of his conract, which

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Lamar Dirt…

I have heard from a great source that Lamar head coach Tic Price will hire David Dumars as an assistant coach. He would replace Justin Bailey who became the head coach at Arkansas Fort Smith earlier this summer. Dumars and Price go way back. They were assistants together on Ron Everhart’s staff at McNeese State

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Dave Simmons Joins Northwestern State Basketball Staff

Northwestern State head coach Mike McConathy announced Monday the return of Dave Simmons to the Demons basketball staff after spending 12 seasons as head coach at Southland Conference rival McNeese. Simmons, 58, was the lead assistant during McConathy’s first seven seasons at Northwestern (1999-2006), when the Demons made their first two NCAA Tournament appearances (2001,

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Archey Joins UIW Men’s Basketball Coaching Staff

Head men’s basketball coach Dr. Carson Cunningham has announced the hiring of Darnell Archey as an assistant coach for the University of the Incarnate Word men’s basketball program. “Darnell is someone who I have known and respected for many years,” said Cunningham. “He sat on the Butler bench for its two national championship games and

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McNeese State Dirt…

I can confirm that Michael DuBose will be named as an assistant coach on Heath Schroyer’s new staff at McNeese State. He had spent the past two seasons as an assistant at Chipola College (FL), and was an assistant at Southwest Mississippi Community College for two years before that. An official announcement is expected shortly.