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UTEP Assistant Basketball Coach Lamont Smith Resigns

Lamont Smith has resigned as an assistant basketball coach at UTEP following amidst his alleged involvement in the “Varsity Blues” admissions scandal. Smith, the former head coach at San Diego (2015-18), is accused of accepting a bribe to help a student earn admission to USD. According to ABC10 in San Diego, real estate developer Robert

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Daily Dirt – 3/22/18

A bunch of things going on as we sit through another storm in New England… Interviews have wrapped up at Colorado State, and a decision is expected shortly. I have heard South Dakota’s Craig Smith and Utah assistant DeMarlo Slocum have interviewed. I have also that Montana’s Travis DeCuire interviewed, but will not take the

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UTEP Dirt…

HoopDirt.com can confirm at CBS4 report that Fresno State’s Rodney Terry will become the next head coach at UTEP. HoopDirt.com mentioned Terry’s involvement early this week in the Daily Dirt. Terry has been the head coach at Fresno State for the past seven seasons where he went 126-108, including 20+ wins in four out of

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Weekend Dirt – 3/10/18

I spent most of the day at Monster Jam today (the things that we do for our kids…). Here are a few things that I heard while almost losing my hearing (yes, those things are LOUD)…. Fresno State head coach Rodney Terry’s name is picking up steam at UTEP. Terry’s Bulldogs are currently 21-11 and

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UTEP Search Update

According to a report in the El Paso Times, UTEP has interviewed seven candidates so far in their search for a new basketball coach. According to the report, the seven are: Joe Dooley – Head Coach Florida Gulf Coast Steve Forbes – Head Coach East Tennessee State Greg Foster – Milwaukee Bucks Assistant (UTEP Alum)

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HoopDirt.com Daily News – 1/17/18

HoopDirt.com’s Daily News from the college basketball coaching world… UTEP released financial information regarding pay for interim men’s basketball coach Phil Johnson as part of an open records request submitted by KVIA. As an assistant under Tim Floyd, Johnson was making about $198,000 per year plus bonuses that included one month’s extra pay for making

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