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Slocum named Assistant Basketball Coach at Utah

Newly minted Utah head men’s basketball coach Craig Smith begins to assemble his staff and adds a familiar face in DeMarlo Slocum, who he worked with as an assistant for three seasons at Colorado State. “We are thrilled to announce that DeMarlo [Slocum] is joining our Runnin’ Utes basketball staff!” Smith said. “DeMarlo understands the

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Craig Smith takes over at Utah

University of Utah Director of Athletics Mark Harlan announced today that Craig Smith will serve as the 16th head coach of the Runnin’ Utes men’s basketball program. Smith takes over at Utah after leading his teams to three consecutive NCAA Tournament berths and two Mountain West Conference Tournament championships in his three seasons as head

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Utah fires Larry Krystkowiak

Statement from Utah AD Mark Harlan: “Today, I informed Head Men’s Basketball Coach Larry Krystkowiak that I am making a change in the leadership of our men’s basketball program. The decision comes after a thorough evaluation of the program—both on and off of the court—as I do with every head coach at the conclusion of

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Utah’s Krystkowiak becomes 3rd coach this season to be reprimanded by Pac-12

Utah head coach Larry Krystkowiak has been reprimanded by the Pac-12 Conference for public comments made about men’s basketball officiating, Commissioner Larry Scott announced. Krystkowiak made comments to the media that called into question the officiating during Utah’s game at Arizona State on Saturday, Jan. 18. “The Pac-12 membership has established rules that prohibit our

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Daily Dirt – 8/22/16

Finally back from 10 days on the beach – catching up on a bunch of things… Utah State will hire Spencer Nelson to replace Chris Jones as an assistant coach. Nelson is a Utah State alum who scored over 1,200 points in his career for the Aggies. He also played overseas after graduation from 2005-15.

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Daily Dirt – 3/16/16

Going to be another busy day today.  Here are somethings that I’ve heard over the past 24 hours… I can confirm that Providence associate head coach Andre LaFleur has had “extended conversations” with athletic directors from Central Connecticut State and the University of San Francisco.  LaFleur joined Ed Cooley’s staff back in 2011 after a

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OFFICIAL: Norm Parrish to Westminster (UT)

Thanks to great sources who got HoopDirt.com out in front of this one last night…Westminster College director of athletics announced today that Norm Parrish has been hired to lead the Griffin men’s basketball program. Parrish will come to Westminster after a stint as an assistant coach at the University of Hawaii and four seasons as

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