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OFFICIAL: Balado will not return to Arkansas State

Following up on today’s earlier report of a change at Arkansas State. It has now been made official – Mike Balado is out as the Red Wolves head basketball coach. Here is the release from ASU: Arkansas State Vice Chancellor for Intercollegiate Athletics Jeff Purinton announced Thursday that Mike Balado will not return as head men’s basketball

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Georgia Southern Basketball Staff Update

Georgia Southern men’s basketball coach Brian Burg announced today that Glynn Cyprien has joined his staff as an assistant coach and Cam Buchanan has been named the director of development and recruiting. Cyprien comes to Statesboro with nearly three decades of experience between the NBA, the NBA G League, the NCAA Division I, the Junior Olympic and the International levels and

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Brooks named Director of Recruiting at Old Dominion

Old Dominion men’s basketball head coach Jeff Jones announced the hiring of Jordan Brooks as Director of Recruiting on Monday.  He joins the Monarchs after a year as the Director of Recruiting at Xavier. “We are very fortunate to have Jordan join our coaching staff.  He is a young, energetic coach with a very bright future.  His

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Robinson joins ODU MBB Staff

Old Dominion University Men’s Basketball Head Coach Jeff Jones announced that Jamal Robinson has been named an assistant coach with the Monarchs.  Robinson joins the staff after a two-year stint at LaSalle University. “Jamal is recognized within the coaching profession as a top skill development instructor.  In addition, his work with various elite basketball camps, including the

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Arkansas State assistant Scutero resigns

Arkansas State assistant men’s basketball coach Mike Scutero has announced his resignation. Scutero had been on Mike Balado’s staff at ASU for the past five seasons. His previous stops included, Arkansas State (2014-16), Kennesaw State (2013-14), Middle Tennessee (2009-13) and Odessa Junior College (2004-09). The veteran assistant released the following statement on Twitter:

Balado inks 2-yr extension at Arkansas State

Arkansas State Vice Chancellor for Intercollegiate Athletics Tom Bowen announced Tuesday that A-State has finalized a two-year contract extension with head men’s basketball coach Mike Balado. “Our men’s basketball program saw improvement and progress this season and is moving in a good direction,” said Bowen. “Coach Balado and I concur that neither of us is satisfied with the overall

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Mathis joins Texas State Men’s Basketball Staff

Texas State Bobcat men’s basketball legend Donte Mathis will join the program’s staff, head coach Terrence “TJ” Johnson announced. Mathis had a decorated four-year career with the Bobcats where he ranks No. 4 all-time with 1,622 points, No. 16 all-time with 567 rebounds, and No. 4 all-time with 161 steals. Mathis led Texas State to a

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Young elevated to Assistant Coach at Arkansas State

Arkansas State men’s basketball head coach Mike Balado announced that Ian Young has been elevated to assistant coach. Young moves to assistant coach after spending the last two seasons as a graduate assistant on staff. “Ian has taken the long road to becoming an assistant coach, but he has earned this role with our program,” said

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Hausladen named Assistant Coach at ULM

ULM head men’s basketball coach Keith Richard announced the hiring of Alex Hausladen as assistant coach.     Hausladen comes to ULM after spending the last eight seasons as the director of basketball operations with Sun Belt Conference rival Texas State. During his time with the Bobcats, Texas State claimed the 2020-21 SBC regular-season championship, posted three

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