Wisconsin

Tucker named Interim Assistant Coach at Wisconsin

Wisconsin’s all-time leading scorer is back on the Badgers bench. Alando Tucker returns to the Wisconsin basketball program as an interim assistant coach, head coach Greg Gard announced Tuesday. Tucker will serve in this role for the 2019-20 season, filling the position of assistant coach Howard Moore, who is on medical leave. “I never wanted

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Recent Men’s Basketball Contract Extensions…

Some men’s basketball contract extensions over the past few days: Chris Beard – Texas Tech. Reported new six-year deal for the AP Coach of the Year Beard. More details HERE. **UPDATE: Official details HERE. The new deal will average $4.575 million annually. Greg Gard – Wisconsin. One year extension. Five-year contract now runs through May

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Jewell Named Men’s Basketball Graduate Assistant at Wisconsin

A former student-manager and assistant video coordinator at Creighton, Kevin Jewell joined the Wisconsin men’s basketball staff and will serve as a graduate assistant for the 2019 and 2020 seasons. Jewell is enrolled in the educational leadership and policy analysis masters program and will assist UW’s director of basketball operations with scheduling and administrative duties.

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HoopDirt.com Daily News – 2/8/18

HoopDirt.com’s Daily News from the college basketball coaching world… James Madison University has postponed its home basketball game against UNCW on Thursday, Feb. 8, and its away game against Elon on Saturday, Feb. 10. The games are being postponed due to suspected cases of mumps affecting the team and due to concerns for potential exposure

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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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Wisconsin Dirt…

HoopDirt.com can confirm that Kyle Blackbourn has accepted the Assistant Director of Basketball Operations Position at the University of Wisconsin. Blackbourn, a Wisconsin-Platteville alum, spent last season as an assistant coach on Drew Diener’s staff at DII Rockhurst University (MO). He has also served as the head coach at Delta College (MI), and an assistant

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