West Virginia

Eilert announces Men’s Basketball Staff at West Virginia

West Virginia University interim head men’s basketball coach Josh Eilert has announced his staff for the 2023-24 season, effective today. Da’Sean Butler, DerMarr Johnson, Jordan McCabe and Alex Ruoff will be assistant men’s basketball coaches. Ron Everhart will transition to director of community relations and player outreach, Jay Kuntz will continue as the director of player personnel/recruiting, Trent Michaels will be the director of

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DerMarr Johnson named Assistant Coach at West Virginia

DerMarr Johnson, who played 16 seasons of professional basketball, including seven seasons in the NBA, has been named assistant men’s basketball coach at West Virginia University, coach Bob Huggins announced. Johnson will begin his duties at WVU once all policies and procedures adopted by the University for new hires are complete. “Obviously, DerMarr is a guy who I know

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Harrison out as Associate Head Coach at West Virginia

The West Virginia University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics has parted ways with men’s basketball associate head coach Larry Harrison. Harrison has spent the last 16 seasons on the Mountaineer basketball staff, including the last 13 as associate head coach. He was in his 24th season overall on Huggins’ coaching staff after spending eight seasons with him at

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SC STATE DIRT: Bulldogs to name Big 12 Assistant as new Head Basketball Coach

Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) In yesterday’s DAILY DIRT, I mentioned West Virginia assistant Erik Martin’s involvement at South Carolina State. That’s now a done deal – Martin will become the Bulldogs new head coach. Martin has TWEETED the following: Additionally, Martin told BlueGoldNews.com, “It’s difficult to move, because we have been here in Morgantown a

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HoopDirt.com Daily News – 11/23/21

The Citadel’s Duggar Baucom collapsed 63 seconds into his team’s game at Duke last night. The school later said in a statement that the 61-year-old Baucom is “alert and in good spirits” and will remain in the hospital overnight for further evaluation. He’ll return with the team Tuesday morning to Charleston, South Carolina. More HERE.

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Daily News – 10/21/21

Tom Izzo has shaken-up his staff a bit at Michigan State. Assistant coach Mike Garland will now assume the title of special assistant to the head coach, while Mark Montgomery will be elevated from recruiting coordinator to assistant coach. More on these moves HERE. Gonzaga head coach Mark Few, who has been suspended for three

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Huggins receives contract extension at West Virginia

West Virginia University Director of Athletics and Associate Vice President Shane Lyons has announced a contract extension for men’s basketball coach Bob Huggins to serve as head coach through the 2023-24 season, with the option to continue to coach or extend his relationship with the University to June 30, 2027. The amended employment agreement takes

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Daily News & Notes – 1/5/21

Today’s Daily News and Notes from around the college basketball coaching world… Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski will miss Wednesday’s game vs. Boston College as he self-isolates. Krzyzewski said that a member of his family tested positive for COVID-19 which has forced he and his wife, Mickie, to quarantine. Both have tested negative for the virus. More

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Big 12 reprimands, fines Huggins for comments about referees

In accordance with Big 12 Conference sportsmanship policies, the Conference has issued a public reprimand and $10,000 fine of West Virginia head men’s basketball coach Bob Huggins. “Coach Huggins’ comments following the West Virginia vs. Kansas basketball game violate the Big 12 Conference’s sportsmanship policy,” said Commissioner Bob Bowlsby. “Because this is Coach Huggins’ third

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