Conroy promoted to Associate Head Coach at Washington

 The University of Washington has promoted Will Conroy to Associate Head Coach of the men’s basketball team, head coach Mike Hopkins announced Wednesday.  Conroy has served the last seven seasons as an assistant coach for the Huskies. “I’m thrilled to announce this promotion for Will,” Hopkins said. “He is passionate about coaching and developing student-athletes on and off the

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Washington Basketball Staff Update: Rice out, Jones in

University of Washington assistant coach Dave Rice is no longer on Mike Hopkins staff. The former UNLV head coach had been at UW since 2017. He released the following statement on Twitter: Additionally, UW announced the hiring of Wyking Jones as an assistant coach. The school released the following announcement: University of Washington head coach

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Cameron Dollar departs Washington Staff

Washington assistant Cameron Dollar has announced via Twitter that he has departed the Huskies men’s basketball staff. Dollar, the former head coach at Seattle, had been with Mike Hopkins at UW for the past three seasons. He also spent 2002-09 at UW on Lorenzo Romar’s staff before taking over at Seattle.

Bowden named DBO at Washington

University of Washington head coach Mike Hopkins has tapped Michael Bowden as the Huskies’ Director of Basketball Operations starting immediately. Bowden previously served as Hopkins’ Director of Special Projects for the last two seasons. In his current role, Bowden will oversee all aspects of the Husky program including travel, budget, academics, camp, player management, overall

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Washington extends Hopkins through 2025

Washington Athletic Director Jen Cohen announced Thursday that head men’s basketball coach Mike Hopkins has agreed to an extension that will keep the back-to-back Pac-12 Coach of the Year on Montlake through 2025.  “I couldn’t be happier to be at the University of Washington and am so thankful for the leadership we have under both President

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HoopDirt.com Daily News – 2/1/18

HoopDirt.com’s Daily News from the college basketball coaching world… Colorado State head basketball coach Larry Eustachy is facing new conduct investigation. CSU athletic director Joe Parker said Wednesday, “We have started a climate assessment, which involves conversations with the students and staff members associated with the men’s basketball program.  As always, we will not make

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HoopDirt.com Daily News – 1/17/18

HoopDirt.com’s Daily News from the college basketball coaching world… UTEP released financial information regarding pay for interim men’s basketball coach Phil Johnson as part of an open records request submitted by KVIA. As an assistant under Tim Floyd, Johnson was making about $198,000 per year plus bonuses that included one month’s extra pay for making

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