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Daily Dirt – 5/18/16

On the run today – here are two quick things that I’ve heard… Tennessee Chattanooga assistant Jesse Bopp is involved with a spot on Paul Weir’s staff at New Mexico State. Last season was his first at UTC, he had previously been the DBO at VCU, and the head coach at Vermont Academy. Sounds like

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McCall Signs Contract Extension at UTC

The Chattanooga Mocs men’s basketball team’s list of 2015-16 accomplishments is lengthy. It was a historic season. School Record 29 wins. 11th NCAA Tournament Appearance (1st since 2009). 11th Southern Conference Regular Season Championship (1st since 1994). 11th SoCon Tournament Title (1st since 2009). 1st Power 5 win (at Georgia & at Illinois) since 2004

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Chattanooga Staff Update

Chattanooga Mocs Head Men’s Basketball Coach Matt McCall had an eventful few months since arriving on April 13 in the Scenic City as the 19th hoops leader in program history. Part of that has been assembling a staff to keep the Mocs fortunes rising. “We’re very excited about our staff,” McCall stated. “We believe we

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Daily Dirt II – 4/15/15

Shaping up to be a busy day – here’s DD Round 2… I can confirm that Western Illinois associate head coach Wade Hokenson has left the program.  He had been at WIU since 2008, and served as the acting head coach for a bit last spring after Jim Molinari resigned.  He was retained for the 2014-15 season

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Daily Dirt – 4/14/15

Another busy day here at the HD World Headquarters – here’s what I’ve heard so far… New VCU head coach Will Wade will add Wes Long and Rasheen Davis to his staff.  Long has been with Wade for the past two seasons at Chattanooga.  He is the former head coach at Queens (NC).  Davis was

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Anthony Grant Rejoins Florida Staff

Former Alabama head coach Anthony Grant will return to Florida and re-join Billy Donovan’s staff.  Grant was a long-time assistant to Donovan at UF – the pair worked together from 1996-2006.  After his time on the Gators staff, Grant became the head coach at VCU where he had a ton of success, going 76-25 (.752)

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OFFICIAL: McCall named head coach at Chattanooga

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics David Blackburn announced Matt McCall as the new men’s basketball head coach today.  McCall recently finished his fourth season as an assistant at the University of Florida, and is the 19th head coach in the history of Chattanooga basketball. A 2005 graduate of Florida,

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HOT RUMOR: McCall the choice at Chattanooga

The Times Free Press was the first to report that Florida assistant Florida assistant Matt McCall will be named as the new head coach at Tennessee Chattanooga.  McCall was listed by HoopDirt.com as one of the candidates late last week (Tennessee-Chattanooga Dirt).  He was a manager and then DBO for Billy Donovan at Florida before joining

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Saturday Dirt – 4/11/15

Saturday Dirt from the HD World Headquarters… Yesterday I mentioned the names that I have heard as candidates to replace Will Wade at Chattanooga (http://hoopdirt.com/tennessee-chattanooga-dirt/).  I have now heard that there are two more to add to that list: Georgia assistant Philip Pearson and VCU assistant Jeremy Ballard.  Pearson was a long-time Alabama assistant who

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