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Grand Canyon Support Staff Update

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

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Majerle Sues Grand Canyon; GCU responds

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

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Veteran head coach Steve Shields joins Gillispie’s staff at Tarleton

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.

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Gillispie adds Shaw to Tarleton State staff

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

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DAILY DIRT: Sunday Edition – 3/29/20

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

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Daily Dirt – 3/24/20

Here are a few things that I’ve heard… Tarleton State officially opened yesterday (but had been in the works for a while – teased it last week here). As TSU leaves the Lone Star Conference and transitions to DI (headed to the WAC), a bunch of names have already come up here. The one I

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Bryce Drew named head basketball coach at Grand Canyon

Three-time NCAA tournament head coach and March Madness legend Bryce Drew has been selected by Grand Canyon University to serve as its new men’s basketball head coach. “We are unbelievably excited to have Bryce Drew lead our basketball program into its next phase of development,” GCU President Brian Mueller said. “Bryce built a very successful

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Grand Canyon fires Thunder Dan Majerle

Grand Canyon University announced on Thursday that it has parted ways with Head Men’s Basketball Coach Dan Majerle. “We have made the decision to move in a new direction with our men’s basketball program.” GCU President Brian Mueller said. “We wish Coach Majerle the best of luck in his future endeavors.” “GCU has become a

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Jans Inks Extension through 2023 at New Mexico State

New Mexico State Director of Athletics Mario Moccia announced on Wednesday a one-year contract extension for head men’s basketball coach Chris Jans. This announcement keeps the two-time Western Athletic Conference Coach of the Year through the 2022-23 season in addition to other provisions included in the extension. Following the signing, head coach Chris Jans said,

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