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NCAA: UMass provided impermissible financial aid in two sports, including men’s basketball

The NCAA released the findings today from their investigation in to the UMass Athletics Department. According to a release by the NCAA: The University of Massachusetts, Amherst, impermissibly provided 12 student-athletes in men’s basketball and women’s tennis with financial aid that exceeded full cost of attendance, according to a decision released by the Division I

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REPORT: Three UMass Assistants Relieved of Duties

We’ve been following this one for a few days. Now, multiple sources, including the Daily Hampshire Gazette are confirming that UMass head coach Matt McCall has fired all three of his assistant coaches. This rumor first surfaced at the A-10 Tournament, and now has been made a reality. Associate head coach Cliff Warren, assistant coaches

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Daily Dirt – 9/6/17

Here are a few things that I’ve heard as school gets underway…   I can confirm that Matt Vogel has been named as the Director of Basketball Operations on Derek Kellogg’s new staff at LIU Brooklyn. He had been on Kellogg’s administrative staff at UMass since 2009, serving most recently as the operations coordinator. It

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UMass Basketball Staff Update

The University of Massachusetts men’s basketball program and head coach Matt McCall announced the completion of the team’s staff on Friday with the hiring of Coty Greene, Brian Grossman, Lucious Jordan and Jacob Kurtz. Greene takes on the role of strength and conditioning coach, Grossman will serve as the video coordinator, Jordan becomes the program’s

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UMass Introduces Men’s Basketball Coaching Staff

The University of Massachusetts men’s basketball program and head coach Matt McCall announced the hiring of associate head coach Cliff Warren and assistant coaches Rasheen Davis and Peter Gash on Monday. “Any time you are putting together a coaching staff the main thing you are looking for are guys that not only make the program

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UMass Dirt…

HoopDirt.com can confirm several reports that Maryland Director of Player Development Cliff Warren will become an assistant coach at UMass. Warren had been an assistant on Mark Turgeon’s staff for the past three seasons before being moved to an administrative position this spring. Before coming to Maryland, Warren spent nine seasons as the head coach

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Daily Dirt – 3/29/17

It’s one of those day – so much “dirt”, so little time…Here are a few things to start the day. More updates later… It sounds UNC Wilmington is down to four candidates in the search to replace Kevin Keatts. Three of the four include Arizona associate head coach Joe Pasternack, North Carolina assistant coach C.B.

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Daily Dirt – 3/27/17

Been a busy day…just wanted to get caught up on a few things that I’ve heard… Glen Miller is no longer the Associate Head Coach at UConn. He had been on the staff there for the past seven seasons, serving the past five as the Associate Head Coach . The former head coach at Brown

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Daily Dirt – 3/24/17

What a wild day yesterday…Kelsey backs out on UMass just before the press conference, JT3 gets fired, fake news on James Whitford to Duquesne, and a letter from Byron Samuels that briefly crashed our site because of all of the traffic it generated. Here are a few things that I’ve heard while preparing for another

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BREAKING: UMass Cancels Kelsey Press Conference

UMass has canceled today’s press conference where they were scheduled to introduce Pat Kelsey as their new head basketball coach. UMass cited “unforeseen circumstances.” There are many rumors bouncing around out there right now. Is Chris Mack headed to Indiana, opening Xavier for Kelsey? Did he truly have a change of heart and wants to

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