Joe Krabbenhoft has been promoted to Associate Head Coach of the Wisconsin Men’s Basketball program after seven years as an assistant coach at Wisconsin, head coach Greg Gard announced on Monday. “Joe has been integral to our sustained success as one of the nation’s most consistent programs,” Gard said. “He continues to check every box you could possibly
Michigan’s Howard suspended, fined; Wisconsin’s Gard also fined
The Big Ten has released the following statement regarding yesterday’s post-game fracas after the Michigan and Wisconsin game: In collaboration with University of Michigan and University of Wisconsin, the Big Ten Conference has reviewed the postgame physical altercation between the Michigan Wolverines and Wisconsin Badgers men’s basketball teams on February 20, 2022, in Madison, Wisconsin.
Blackbourn elevated to Director of Recruiting and Scouting at Wisconsin
A coaching veteran of over 10 years, Kyle Blackbourn has been hired as director of recruiting and scouting for the Wisconsin men’s basketball program, as announced by head coach Greg Gard. Entering his sixth season with the Badgers in 2021-22, Blackbourn had been serving as the team’s assistant director of basketball operations since joining the
Wisconsin’s Gard issues statement following scathing article
The Wisconsin State Journal published an article today about how Wisconsin men’s basketball seniors confronted head coach Greg Gard in secretly recorded meeting back in February. The seniors were critical of Gard on many fronts. According to the Journal, “Gard didn’t care for them or have their backs. One player said he’d have a hard
Hoop Insights: Wisconsin’s Wizard – Micah Potter
Micah Potter could be the secret weapon that unleashes a Badger run deep into March. Potter has given the Badgers a new option to run their offense through and has made them a better defensive team in conference play.
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
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
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.
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
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
OFFICIAL: Chattanooga Names Lamont Paris Head Basketball Coach
It didn’t take Chattanooga Mocs Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics David Blackburn and his staff long to find the 20th head coach in the men’s basketball program history. Lamont Paris, most recently associate head coach at Wisconsin, has been offered and accepted the position Sunday. While the national search was conducted in swift fashion,
REPORT: Lamont Paris to be named Head Basketball Coach at Chattanooga
According to a report by Blue Ribbon College Basketball’s Chris Dortch, Chattanooga will hire Lamont Paris as their new Head Basketball Coach. Paris would replace Matt McCall who became the head coach at UMass late last week. Paris had been an assistant at Wisconsin since 2010, and was elevated to associate head coach prior to