Before I get into the dirt, I just wanted to clarify the Director of Basketball Operations abbreviation. It is DBO, not DOBO like many of the younger guys like to refer to it. I was an assistant at the DI level when this position was invented (and when most of the current DBO’s were in
As part of some new features on HoopDirt, we will begin asking poll questions to our audience. To start off the poll series, today’s question deals with the most high-profile job opening of this year’s coaching carousel: University of Florida. THIS POLL IS NOW CLOSED, as Florida has officially hired Michael White, former head coach
Xavier University head basketball coach Chris Mack announced today that Luke Murray has been hired to fill the assistant coaching vacancy on his staff. Murray, who spent the past two seasons as an assistant to Dan Hurley at Rhode Island, has also spent time on the staffs at Towson, Wagner and Arizona. “I am really
Travis Steele, who has spent the past seven seasons at Xavier including six as an assistant on the staff of Head Coach Chris Mack, has been promoted to Associate Head Coach. Steele has been a part of six NCAA Tournament teams in his seven years at Xavier, including four teams that reached the Sweet 16.
I can confirm through a great source that DePaul will name Rick Carter as their new associate head basketball coach. Carter has most recently been an assistant on Chris Mack’s staff at Xavier and has also worked at Michigan State, Fairfield, Western Michigan, and Missouri. He and new Blue Demons head coach Dave Leitao have
Chris Mack led Xavier to an NCAA Sweet 16 for the third time in 2015. Chris Mack led Xavier to an NCAA Sweet 16 for the third time in 2015. April 1, 2015 CINCINNATI — Xavier University Director of Athletics Greg Christopher announced today that the contract of Sedler Family Men’s Head Basketball Coach Chris