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Carroll to resign as Assistant Coach at URI

The University of Rhode Island Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach John Carroll remains on sick leave. Head Coach David Cox and Coach Carroll are hoping that his health improves so that he can continue to be an integral part of the URI men’s basketball coaching staff. In the event that Coach Carroll’s health will not allow

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Daily Dirt – 3/22/19

A few things to wrap-up a busy week… Siena needs to do the right thing and name Carmen Maciariello as their head coach – quickly. He’s assumed the interim tag for now, but that needs to be removed if they want to bring some stability back to this program. After a one-and-done from Jamion Christian,

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URI Men’s Basketball Staff Update

The Rhode Island men’s basketball staff is complete, with Head Coach David Cox announcing promotions for T.J. Buchanan and Jerrell Coleman, as well as the retention of assistant coach Tyron Boswell. Boswell will enter his second season as an assistant coach for the Rams. He was part of the staff that won the first regular-season

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URI Men’s Basketball Staff Update

Rhode Island men’s basketball head coach David Cox has added veteran assistant coaches Kevin Sutton and John Carroll to his 2018-19 staff. Ryan McCloskey has been added to the staff as the team’s video coordinator, and Chase Campbell was named as the team’s Director of Basketball Performance. “We have assembled a strong staff that has

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URI DIRT…

Following up on multiple reports here… I can confirm that John Carroll and Kevin Sutton will be added to David Cox’ new staff at Rhode Island. Carroll coached the Celtics at the end of the 2003-04 season and also served as the head coach at Duquesne. He had most recently been coaching AAU with the

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Daily Dirt – 4/5/18

Some things that I’ve heard while waiting for the Red Sox home opener… Fresno State’s hiring of Justin Hutson is expected to be made official later today. Hutson has been the associate head coach at San Diego State for the past five seasons. The Bakersfield native has also been an assistant at Cal Poly. It

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URI Denies Pitino Rumors

The University of Rhode Island is denying a report from earlier today in which GoLocalProv claimed that AD Thorr Bjorn had come to an agreement with former Louisville head coach Rick Pitino to become URI’s next basketball coach. The report said that the deal, which would have paid Pitino $2 million per season, was eventually

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HOT: Dan Hurley Headed to UConn

URI’s Dan Hurley will become the next head basketball coach at UConn according to an ESPN report this morning. The deal is reported to be a six-year pact. Hurley’s Rams finished this season with a 26-8 record and advanced to the round of 32 in the NCAA Tournament. He compiled a 113-82 in his six

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