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Miller announces URI basketball staff

Rhode Island men’s basketball head coach Archie Miller has completed his first coaching staff, hiring veterans Kenny Johnson and Duane Woodward, while also retaining Austin Carroll. It is a trio of assistant coaches who have combined for nine NCAA tournament appearances, four Sweet 16s, two Elite 8 runs and more than 500 victories at the Division I

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Cox named Assistant Basketball Coach at Maryland

A Landover, Maryland native with head coaching experience and vast DMV connections, David Cox joined Kevin Willard‘s staff on Monday. Cox comes to Maryland after serving as the head coach at Rhode Island for four seasons. Before that, Cox was an associate head coach at Rhode Island and Rutgers, assistant coach at Georgetown and director of

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Daily Dirt – 3/18/22

Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) What a great day of basketball yesterday. Can’t wait to see what today brings. Here are a few things to close out the week… I mentioned this one yesterday. Archie Miller to URI is now DONE according to multiple reports. Official announcement coming shortly. I’ve been talking about this one for

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Daily Dirt – 3/17/22

Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) How about Notre Dame vs Rutgers yesterday? What a game. If that’s any indication of what’s to come, these next three weeks will be insane! Here’s today’s St. Patrick’s Day Edition of the Daily Dirt… Multiple reports have former Indiana head coach Archie Miller as the leader at URI. Miller knows

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OFFICIAL: Cox dismissed as Head Basketball Coach at URI

Following up on the reports from earlier today. It’s now been made official – David Cox is no longer the head men’s basketball coach at the University of Rhode Island. Here is the release from URI: Rhode Island men’s basketball head coach David Cox will not return to the program next season, Director of Athletics Thorr Bjorn announced Friday.

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REPORT: Cox out at Rhode Island

According to a TWEET from Jon Rothstein, David Cox is out as the head basketball coach at the University of Rhode Island. Cox just wrapped up his 4th season at URI with a 64-55 (.538) overall record. This year, the Rams went 15-16 (5-12 A10). Cox had been an assistant at URI since 2014, and

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Daily Dirt – 4/16/21

A few things to wind down the week… I have heard that Collegiate Sports Associates has the UNC Greensboro search. This group, led by Todd Turner, has former South Carolina / Wake Forest head coach Dave Odom, and former Virginia AD Craig Littlepage on staff as advisors / consultants. So far this off-season, CSA has

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Daily Dirt – 10/2/20

A few quick things to wrap-up the week… I have heard that North Texas Director of Basketball Operations Andy Schmitt will be departing the staff, and will join basketball analytics company HD Intelligence. Schmittt had been at UNT since 2018, and was at New Mexico before that. Former Rutgers and Rhode Island assistant Jim Carr

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Daily Dirt – 9/29/20

A bunch of things as September winds down… I can confirm through multiple sources that Southern Illinois DBO Ken Moses will be added as an assistant to Danny Sprinkle’s staff at Montana State. Last season was Moses’ first at SIU after spending two seasons as an assistant at NJCAA D1 Missouri State West Plains. He

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Carroll Named to URI Basketball Coaching Staff

Rhode Island men’s basketball head coach David Cox announced the hiring of Austin Carroll as an assistant coach for the Rams on Tuesday. Carroll comes to the Rams after spending the last five seasons on the Arizona staff. During the 2018-19 season, he was promoted to assistant coach after serving as the assistant director of operations for the

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