Wichita State

OFFICIAL: Mills named Head Basketball Coach at Wichita State

Following up on last night’s report…Wichita State has officially named Paul Mills as their new head men’s basketball coach. Here’s the statement from the school: Wichita State will introduce Paul Mills as its 27th head men’s basketball coach at 3:30 p.m. Thursday inside Charles Koch Arena. This event is free and open to the public with streaming available

Continue Reading →

OFFICIAL: Pierre joins Wichita State MBB Staff

Following up on HoopDirt.com’s Wichita State Dirt from earlier this week. The hiring of Butch Pierre as an assistant at Wichita State is now official. Here’s the release: Wichita State head coach Isaac Brown has added veteran assistant Joseph “Butch” Pierre to his staff. Pierre brings nearly four decades of experience to the Shocker bench. He served in

Continue Reading →

Wichita State Dirt…

Combining a bunch of reports here… Wichita State associate head coach Lou Gudino is on the move, and will become the associate head coach under new head coach Michael Lewis at Ball State. Gudino had been at WSU for the past four seasons, and spent ten seasons on the staff at Indiana State before that.

Continue Reading →

Brown named AAC Coach of the Year

Isaac Brown was a runaway choice for Coach of the Year, the American Athletic Conference announced Wednesday. All 10 ballots cast by opposing head coaches included Brown as coach of the year. Brown was thrust into an interim role on Nov. 17 – just eight days before the start of the college basketball season – and

Continue Reading →

WATCH LIVE: Isaac Brown Press Conference

Wichita State announced on Friday that they have removed the interim tag from men’s basketball head coach Isaac Brown’s title. Today, they will “officially” introduce Brown at a 2pm EST / 1pm CST press conference. You can watch live HERE.

BREAKING: Wichita State removes interim tag from Brown

Wichita State director of athletics Darron Boatright announced Friday that he will remove the interim tag from men’s basketball coach Isaac Brown. Brown has verbally agreed to a five-year deal and will be formally introduced on Monday as the 26th full-time coach in program history. Brown will also become the first Black men’s basketball coach ever to lead

Continue Reading →

Daily News & Notes – 12/15/20

Today’s news & notes from around the college basketball coaching world… University at Buffalo men’s basketball coach Jim Whitesell will miss the next few games. Whitesell came in close contact with an individual who tested positive for COVID-19. He’s going to self-quarantine, despite testing negative this past week. Assistant coach Angres Thorpe will coach the

Continue Reading →

Daily News – 12/3/20

Some items from around the college basketball coaching world… Wichita State AD Darron Boatright commented on the Shockers search for Gregg Marshall’s replacement. He told 3KSN in Wichita that the university will wait until the end of the season before selecting a permanent head coach. Current interim head coach Isaac Brown will be considered for

Continue Reading →

Billy Kennedy headed to Wichita State

Isaac Brown, elevated last week to interim head coach at Wichita State, announced that former Texas A&M boss Billy Kennedy will be joining his staff as an assistant coach. “I’m excited to welcome Billy to our basketball family,” Brown said. “He has been a mentor of mine for over 30 years and has proven himself

Continue Reading →