Following up on something that HoopDirt.com first reported back on October 8th (UTRGV DIRT). Here’s the official release on the hiring of Patrick Nee as the Special Assistant to the Head Coach at UTRGV: The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced on Thursday that Patrick Nee, who has 19 years
I can confirm that the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley will add Patrick Nee to their men’s basketball staff as a special assistant to the head coach. Nee had spent the past two seasons as the head coach at Garden City CC (KS). After departing GCC back in February, he had been working as
Chicago State head men’s basketball coach Lance Irvin announced today the hiring of Justin Bowen as an assistant coach. “When hiring a coach, I look for someone articulate, knowledgeable and hardworking. Justin Bowen checks all of those boxes,” Irvin said. “Not only is he a great person, but he is also a good ‘X’ and ‘O’ coach.
Following up on something that HoopDirt.com mentioned back on August 13th (DAILY DIRT). Tommy Strine has officially been named as an assistant men’s basketball coach at Chicago State. The school released the following today: Chicago State head men’s basketball coach Lance Irvin announced today the hiring of Tommy Strine as an assistant coach. “We’re fortunate to have
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced on Friday that Chris Lowe, who spent the last two seasons as a graduate student manager with the Saint Louis men’s basketball team, is now a special assistant to the head coach with the UTRGV men’s basketball program. Lowe’s responsibilities include creating video edits
Grand Canyon men’s basketball head coach Bryce Drew announced the addition of four members to the program’s support staff, providing valuable services in key areas of the program’s day-to-day operations. The four staff members join a list of recent hires within the program that also includes Drew and assistant coaches Jamall Walker, Ed Schilling and
Grand Canyon University has released a statement following reports that former head basketball coach Dan Majerle has filed suit against the school. Majerle reportedly is suing for breach of contract. Here’s the statement: GCU was surprised to learn through members of the media that former coach Dan Majerle has apparently filed a lawsuit against the
30-year college basketball veteran and NCAA Tournament head coach Steve Shields has joined Billy Gillispie‘s staff as an assistant coach for Tarleton Men’s Basketball. Shields comes to Tarleton with over three decades of collegiate coaching experience, including 12 years as the head coach at University of Arkansas-Little Rock where he is the Trojans’ all-time winningest coach.
After seven years at Texas State, Jim Shaw has joined Billy Gillispie‘s staff as an assistant coach for Tarleton Men’s Basketball. Shaw reunites with his former coach, where he was once a graduate assistant at UTEP. Shaw brings 16 years of Division I experience on his resume, with other stops at Texas Tech and Nebraska. He
Four-time NCAA Tournament and 12-time Coach of the Year head coach Billy Gillispie has been selected as the head men’s basketball coach at Tarleton State University announced Monday by University President Dr. James Hurley and Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics Lonn Reisman. Gillispie has agreed to a four-year contract with the Texans through the 2024
A few quick things a we sit here watching The Sandlot for the 1000th time… Tarleton State (headed to the WAC next season) had Zoom interviews with 5 coaches on Friday. Depending on who you talk to, that is now down to either 2 or 3. Former Kentucky head coach (and current Ranger JC head
Steve Smiley welcomes Colorado native Houston Reed to the Northern Colorado men’s basketball staff as an assistant coach. Reed comes to UNC from Chadron State in Nebraska where he was the head coach for the past four years. “Coach Smiley is an elite and respected coach in our profession. Mostly he is a better person