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REPORT: Ryan Odom to remain at UMBC

A report today from the Baltimore Sun confirms that Ryan Odom will remain at UMBC next season, and will not be heading to Virginia Tech. Earlier today, the Washington Post reported that Odom would be announced as the Hokies new head coach today. UMBC finished 21-13 (11-5 AE) record this past season, and lost to

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Daily Dirt – 4/12/18

Today’s Daily Dirt… UNLV head coach Marvin Menzies is on the hunt for a new assistant to replace Rob Jeter who departed for Minnesota. The most interesting name at UNLV is David Padgett. The former Louisville interim head coach, who led the Cardinals to a 22-14 record this past season, is a Nevada native. He

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Longwood Dirt…

Multiple sources have told me that UMBC Director of Recruiting/Program Development Griff Aldrich is the leader at Longwood. The Lancers Blog reported this first earlier today. Aldrich has been on Ryan Odom’s staff for the past two seasons, and is a graduate of Hampden-Sydney College (located 6 miles from Longwood). Aldrich is an interesting story…he

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UMBC Basketball Staff Update

UMBC head men’s basketball coach Ryan Odom announced enhancements to his staff for the 2017-18 academic year. Coach Odom named Griff Aldrich the program’s director of recruiting and program development. In addition, Malcolm Brent and Jake Brudish will serve as graduate managers. Assistant coaches Nate Dixon, Eric Skeeters and Bryce Crawford all return for their

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Daily Dirt – 4/21/16

Busy day here at the HD World Headquarters – here are a bunch of things that I’ve heard… I have heard that Eric Skeeters will join Ryan Odom’s staff at UMBC. He has been an assistant at George Mason, South Florida, Towson, Virginia Tech, Youngstown State, and Coppin State. I have also heard that Bryce

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Daily Dirt – 4/12/16

Here are some things that I’ve heard… The search at NJIT is moving a bit slowly. I have heard that current NJIT assistant Brian Kennedy is the leader to replace Jim Engles, but the administration is kicking the tires on a few other candidates. Most expect Kennedy to get the job, but I’ve seen stranger

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