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McNeese State announces athletics restructuring: MBB Head Coach Schroyer tabbed as Interim AD

Effective June 18, McNeese men’s head basketball coach, Heath Schroyer, will also be the interim director of the McNeese athletics department in a reorganization designed to strengthen the administrative support for all 16 McNeese athletic teams. “We are moving to an organizational model that will leverage the abilities of the current senior leadership,” McNeese President Dr.

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Schroyer inks contract extension at McNeese State

McNeese Interim Athletics Director Tanner Stines has announced the contract extensions of men’s basketball coach Heath Schroyer and women’s head coach Kacie Cryer. Schroyer, who just completed the second year of his three- year contract, had his deal extended through the 2022-23 season while Cryer’s contract is a one-year extension through the 2020-21 slate. “In uncertain times,

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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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