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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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Barnes Completes CSU Bakersfield Basketball Staff

CSU Bakersfield’s men’s basketball Head Coach, Rod Barnes, proudly announced the completion of his 2019-20 coaching staff with the hiring of Brandon Barnes as an assistant coach for the Roadrunners. A familiar face around Bakersfield’s program, Barnes is making his return to CSUB after spending the 2018-19 season as an assistant coach for the Houston Rockets’ NBA G-League

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Cal Baptist Basketball Staff Update

Head Coach Rick Croy has announced his coaching staff for the 2019-20 season, adding three new members to the program. Rounding out Croy’s staff will be assistant coach, Adam Jacobsen, director of player development, Brendan Wheeler, and graduate manager, Kerry Carter. “I am thrilled about the additions of Adam, Brendan, and Kerry to our basketball family,”

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D1 DIRT: Hawaii assistant headed to Cal Baptist

I have heard from a great source that Cal Baptist will name Hawaii’s Adam Jacobsen as an assistant coach. Jacobsen had been on the Rainbow Warriors staff for the past four seasons, and was part of the program’s first-ever win in the NCAA Tournament in 2015-16. Before joining the UH staff, he spent fourteen seasons

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Wheeler named Director of Player Development at Cal Baptist

Brendan Wheeler was named California Baptist University men’s basketball’s Director of Player Development in July 2019. He spent the previous two seasons as a graduate assistant at the University of Southern California. At USC, Wheeler’s duties included assisting the coaching staff with opponent scouting reports and video edits, on-court player development, aiding preparation of on-campus

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OFFICIAL: Pribble joins Seattle Basketball Staff

Following up on something that HoopDirt.com mentioned on Friday afternoon… Alex Pribble, who has spent the last four years revitalizing the men’s basketball program at Saint Martin’s University, has been named an associate head coach on the Seattle University staff, Head Coach Jim Hayford announced Friday. “We are very fortunate to have Alex join our staff,” said

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