Daily news and notes from around the college basketball coaching world… Twelve people in the University of Nebraska’s men’s basketball program, including head coach Fred Hoiberg, have reportedly tested positive for COVID-19. Hoiberg said, “I am experiencing symptoms, but my condition has improved over the last 24 hours. Our program has been hit hard over
TCU head men’s basketball coach Jamie Dixon has officially started his term as the 2020-21 NABC Board of Directors president, succeeding 2019-20 president Mike Brey of Notre Dame. Dixon’s term will run through the 2021 NCAA Final Four. Dixon has been at TCU since 2016 after a 13-year run as the head coach at Pittsburgh.
TCU men’s basketball graduate assistant Corey Santee has been promoted within the program to Player Development Coordinator. Santee just finished his second season as a graduate assistant for the Horned Frogs and earned his Masters of Liberal Arts degree. Prior to his return to Fort Worth, the TCU Lettermen’s Hall of Fame inductee played professionally
TCU head men’s basketball coach Jamie Dixon has hired Tony Benford as an assistant head coach. “I’ve known Tony for 30 years,” said Dixon. “He has a lot of experience and ties to this area. I’m really excited for Tony and his family to join us at TCU.” Benford joins TCU after two seasons as
According to a report from the Los Angeles Times, UCLA’s courtship of TCU head coach Jamie Dixon has ended “barring an 11th-hour resolution.“ It appears that the $8 million buyout is too much for UCLA “even after identifying Dixon as their candidate as part of a lengthy search“, and TCU is not willing to lower
Horned Frogs assistant placed on leave earlier this month surrounding involvement in Pay-for-Play scandal According to a report from Mac Engle of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, TCU has fired assistant basketball coach Corey Barker. Barker was placed on leave earlier this month after he was accused of accepting a $6,000 payment from an Adidas middleman
TCU’s Barker becomes second assistant suspended in bribery case. In what has been a very busy few days in the college basketball pay-for-play bribery scandal, another assistant coach has been placed on administrative leave. TCU Director of Athletics Jeremiah Donati has released the following statement regarding Horned Frogs assistant Corey Barker: “While TCU conducts an
More fall out from the college basketball pay-for play scandal today, as a new report from ESPN has been released in which Cal State Northridge head coach Mark Gottfried has been directly linked to payments to players. According to the report, Gottfried, the former head coach at NC State, gave assistant coach Orlando Early envelopes
Good article HERE from the Dallasnews.com on why TCU head coach Jamie Dixon felt compelled to hire Scott Cross as an assistant. Cross, who had spent the past 12-seasons as the head coach at UT Arlington, was unexpectedly dismissed back in March after a 21-13 season. Dixon realized that he was one of the good
TCU Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Jeremiah Donati has announced a contract extension for head men’s basketball coach Jamie Dixon. Dixon’s contract was extended two years, securing the coach through the 2023-24 season. “We are very excited to announce the contract extension with Jamie Dixon,” Donati said. “We are committed to competing at the highest level,
Following up on a tweet from earlier today… TCU head coach Jamie Dixon has announced the hiring of former UT Arlington head coach Scott Cross to the Horned Frogs coaching staff. Cross, who presided over the most successful era in UTA basketball, will serve as assistant coach at TCU. “We are excited and fortunate to
HoopDirt.com can confirm that TCU assistant David Patrick will become the next head basketball coach at UC-Riverside. HoopDirt.com mentioned Patrick and his involvement here back on Saturday in the Weekend Dirt. He will replace Dennis Cutts who was fired back on January 1st. UCR associate head coach Justin Bell manned the ship after Cutts’ dismissal.