Tennessee’s Barnes Inks Extension through 2023-24

Tennessee Director of Athletics Phillip Fulmer announced Thursday that reigning SEC Men’s Basketball Coach of the Year Rick Barnes has received a contract extension through the 2023-24 season. “Rick has done an exceptional job of reestablishing our men’s basketball program into a championship-level program,” Fulmer said. “He stepped into what was a difficult situation as

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HoopDirt.com Daily News – 2/1/18

HoopDirt.com’s Daily News from the college basketball coaching world… Colorado State head basketball coach Larry Eustachy is facing new conduct investigation. CSU athletic director Joe Parker said Wednesday, “We have started a climate assessment, which involves conversations with the students and staff members associated with the men’s basketball program.  As always, we will not make

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Aubin Goporo Joins Rick Barnes’ Staff at Tennessee

Following a highly successful coaching career in the high school ranks, Aubin Goporo has joined Rick Barnes’ full-time Tennessee basketball staff as Director of Player Development. His duties with the Vols include serving as a program liaison to the Thornton Athletics Student Life Center, coordinating community outreach and service efforts and serving as a student-athlete

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Tuesday Starting Five – 2/9/16

HoopDirt.com’s Tuesday Starting Five Presented by FastModel Sports FastModel Sports® is the creator of FastDraw® & FastScout®, the best play diagramming and report building software in basketball. FastDraw is used by all U.S. professional teams, 85% of college teams, and 6,000+ high school and youth teams. Learn more about FastDraw here. By: Lucas Shapiro / HoopDirt.com Contributor Notre Dame Fighting Irish –

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Tennessee Support Staff Update

Tennessee basketball coach Rick Barnes announced the addition of three full-time members of his support staff Monday. Video coordinator Riley Davis is accompanying Barnes from Texas, while director of basketball operations Mary-Carter Kniffen and assistant to the head coach Kyle Condon both are Tennessee graduates who have been with the UT athletics department for several

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Daily Dirt II – 4/21/15

DDII from North of the Border… BYU DBO Cody Fueger will head to Utah Valley as an assistant.  He is following new head coach Mark Pope, who just took over at UVU and was an assistant at BYU last season. Fueger had been at Utah since 2013, and has also worked as the DBO at Utah State, UC

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Greg Kampe’s Beat Cancer Event

I spoke with Oakland head coach Greg Kampe today, and he filled me in on an unbelieveable event that he is running next month to raise money for the American Cancer Society.  Kampe, who has been the head coach at Oakland for the past 31-years, has organized a one of a kind weekend, including golf and

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HOT: Barnes contract details

Details of Rick Barnes contract at Tennessee have now been released. He has signed a six-year deal worth $2.5 million per season plus incentives. Here’s a link to the a PDF of the contract: https://mgtvwate.files.wordpress.com/2015/03/barnescontract.… Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.