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Daily Dirt – 3/18/19

It’s going to be another busy Monday. Here a few very quick things to kick off the week… UMKC has been moving quickly with their search. I have heard that Nevada special assistant (and former San Francisco and Florida Atlantic head coach) Rex Walters is in the mix here as well as a big-time D2

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Deleon Hines Joins UTRGV Staff

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced on Wednesday that Deleon Hines, who was the top assistant coach with the Sharyland Pioneer boys basketball team in 2014-15 and a basketball operations assistant with the Rio Grande Valley Vipers in 2015-16, is now a special assistant to the head coach with

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Daily Dirt – 4/26/16

A few things that I’ve heard today… New UTRGV head coach Lew Hill will add Kenya Crandell (Montana State) and Caleb Villarreal (Southern Mississippi) to his staff. Crandell had been at MSU since 2014 – he was an ops guy at Oregon before that. Crandell has also been an assistant at Southern Utah, Sacramento State, Nebraska-Omaha, and

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DI Assistants on the Move: Second Edition

Last week, I published a list of DI assistants on the move.  This past weekend has been busy, so here’s the second edition: Boise State: Lost Danny Henderson to Oklahoma State last week.  Head coach Leon Rice will replace him with Nebraska assistant Phil Beckner. Last season was Beckner’s first as a Cornhusker, he has also

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UTRGV Names Luke Mackay Assistant Basketball Coach

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced that Luke Mackay, who spent the last two seasons as a graduate assistant at Oklahoma, is now an assistant coach with the UTRGV men’s basketball program. While at Oklahoma, Mackay worked with recently hired UTRGV Men’s Basketball Head Coach Lew Hill and

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Saturday Dirt – 3/26/16

A few things that I’ve heard so far this weekend… I mentioned the search at UTRGV back on 3/22 (UTRGV Search Update).  I have now heard that the final group is 8 and includes two current head coaches – including one from the OVC.  It sounds like this group will be pared down over the

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OFFICIAL: Hipsher Reassigned at UTRGV

Thanks to great sources who got HoopDirt.com out in front of this one earlier this morning (DI DIRT: Hipsher Out at Texas Rio Grande Valley). It’s now been made official… University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) Director of Athletics Chris King announced on Tuesday that men’s basketball head coach Dan Hipsher has been reassigned within the department. Hipsher

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