Vanderbilt

Stackhouse adds Phillips to Vandy Basketball Staff

Vanderbilt head men’s basketball coach Jerry Stackhouse has announced the hiring of Faragi Phillips as an assistant coach for the Commodores. Phillips comes to Vanderbilt after serving as the head coach at Whitehaven High School in Memphis, Tennessee, for the last four seasons. Phillips went 75-30 in his four seasons as Whitehaven’s head coach. Before

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Vanderbilt Basketball Staff Update

Vanderbilt head coach Jerry Stackhouse has added Andy Fox, Nicki Gross, and Adell Harris as Commodore Basketball support staff members. Fox joins the staff as the director of scouting and recruiting, Gross as the special assistant to the head coach, and Harris as the chief of staff. Andy Fox – Director of Scouting/Recruiting Fox joins

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James Strong joins Vandy Basketball Staff

Former Commodore player and staff member James Strong is returning to West End to join new head coach Jerry Stackhouse’s staff as the Director of Player Personnel.  Strong, who returns to Vanderbilt after spending eight seasons on Rick Byrd’s staff at Belmont, played for the Commodores from 1996-2000 and spent six seasons as a member

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Daily Dirt II – 4/12/19

Busy day. Wanted to clear a few things off my plate with a second Daily Dirt of the day. Headed to sunny Toronto in the morning for a week… Obviously a lot of talk surrounding Northern Kentucky’s John Brannen at Cincinnati. A couple of other names making the rounds right now are former Vanderbilt head

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OFFICIAL: Vanderbilt names Jerry Stackhouse Head Basketball Coach

After an extensive national search, Vice Chancellor for Athletics and University Affairs and Athletics Director Malcolm Turner today announced Jerry Stackhouse as Vanderbilt University’s men’s basketball head coach. “I am extremely excited to join the Vanderbilt family and build on the incredible accomplishments of its athletics program and men’s basketball program,” said Stackhouse, who is currently serving

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Vanderbilt Dirt…

I can confirm that the Jerry Stackhouse to Vanderbilt rumors are very, very real. While no deal has been struck yet, both sides are getting closer as we speak. Stackhouse, the 3rd overall pick in the 1995 NBA draft is currently an assistant with the Memphis Grizzlies. He played in the league for eight teams

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Daily Dirt – 3/25/19

Some things to kick off what is expected to be a busy week… I have heard that Korn Ferry has the Vanderbilt search. Not a huge surprise since they just ran the recent AD search. Too early for any legit names here yet. I’ll have some soon though. The Luke Murray to Fairfield rumors are

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Vanderbilt Fires Bryce Drew

Bryce Drew will not return as the head men’s basketball coach at Vanderbilt for the 2019-20 season, as announced Friday by Vice Chancellor for Athletics and University Affairs and Athletics Director Malcolm Turner. “Vanderbilt is committed to competing at the highest levels on and off the court. After careful consideration, we’ve decided to make a

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Vanderbilt adds Matt Olinger to Men’s Basketball Staff

Vanderbilt men’s basketball coach Bryce Drew has announced the hiring of Matt Olinger as the team’s Director of Basketball Administration and Video Coordinator after serving as a staff member on the Liberty University men’s basketball staff. “Coach Olinger brings a lot of experience and unique abilities to our staff,” said Drew.  “His skills in coaching,

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