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.
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
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
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’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’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
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,
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
Kansas Head Coach Bill Self, former Villanova (and current Keiser University) head coach Rollie Massimino, and former Wisconsin head coach Bo Ryan are among fourteen finalists nominated for induction into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. The Class of 2017 will be announced on Monday, April 3 at a press conference in Phoenix prior
Following up on a rumor that HoopDirt.com posted back on August 24th (Wisconsin Dirt). It has now been made official, Kyle Blackbourn has become the newest addition to the Wisconsin men’s basketball staff, as announced by head coach Greg Gard. A 10-year coaching veteran, Blackbourn comes to the Badgers staff from Rockhurst University in Kansas