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Best Value Basketball Coaches in Division I

Best Value Basketball Coaches in Division I
By Bruce Gibson

Rules of the chase:
To have value the coach must have a formula for winning that works most years,so one good year doesn’t make the list. Hence, in order to qualify for the list a


Late Night Dirt - 7/29/14

Posted by The DirtKing on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 10:47pm.

Another day of camp in the books! Here's what I've heard...
• I have heard from a very reliable source that there are four finalists at RPI. It sounds like the final group includes: Brian Barnes (head coach Sage College – former RPI assistant), Mark Gilbride (head coach Clarkson), Kevin Byrne… [ read more » ]

Grambling Dirt...

Posted by The DirtKing on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 9:27pm.

Two separate sources have now confirmed to me that Grambling will hire Shawn Walker as their new head coach. Walker has spent the past twelve years as the head coach at Elizabeth City State (194-177). The connection here...new Grambling President Cynthia Warrick was formerly the Dean and Chief… [ read more » ]

Late Night Dirt - 7/28/14

Posted by The DirtKing on Monday, July 28, 2014 at 9:23pm.

Week two of camp is under way. Last week was brutal – all little kids. We billed this week as our “advanced skills” week – much better! We are actually teaching basketball, not baby sitting! Here are a few things that I’ve heard while teaching kids how to properly catch the ball while coming… [ read more » ]

Groce Receives Contract Extension

Posted by Mr. Dirt on Thursday, July 24, 2014 at 8:06pm.

The University of Illinois Board of Trustees approved a one-year contract extension and raise for Fighting Illini Head Basketball Coach John Groce on Thursday. The move will keep Groce on the Illini sidelines through the conclusion of the 2018-19 season. He also receives a $100,000 raise, improving… [ read more » ]

“Key to Success: Coaches Clinic”

Posted by Mr. Dirt on Thursday, July 24, 2014 at 10:15am.
September 13, 2014 9 am - 3 pm

The “Key to Success: Coaches Clinic” will be a single day event hosted by Coach Marque Carrington (Founder) for men’s + women’s basketball coaches from all levels of the game. Within the larger context of game preparation and program development, the clinic will offer coaches the opportunity to… [ read more » ]

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