March 25, 2014- Basketball Coaching News from FL, GA, MI, ND, NJ, SD, TX, & VA

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  1. Florida basketball coach Billy Donovan gets 3-year extension, raise. (FL). The Plain Dealer. “Florida coach Billy Donovan got a raise even before his team’s record-setting run through the Southeastern Conference.”
  2. UM basketball coach Jim Larrañaga rebuilding roster with talented newcomers. (FL). The season wrap-up news conference for UM men’s basketball coach Jim Larrañaga came much sooner than it did the previous season. At this time …”
  3. North Georgia women’s basketball coach up for Coach of the Year. (GA). Access North Georgia. “The Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) announced today the eight 2014 Russell Athletic/WBCA NCAA Division II Regional Coaches …”
  4. Detroit Consortium basketball coach ‘excitied’ about move to Class B after winning Class C state title. (MI). “Detroit Consortium will move up to compete in Class B next year after winning the Class C boys basketball championship this season. (Jake May …”
  5. Muskegon basketball coach says Big Reds should be in state title hunt again next season. (MI). The Muskegon Chronicle. “It’s starting to get there,” Guy said. “Deshaun (Thrower) and I were talking last night. He said: ‘Coach, it still doesn’t seem real. It feels like I’m dreaming.”
  6. Dickinson State men’s basketball coach resigning. (ND). USA TODAY Dickinson State University men’s basketball coach Ty Orton is resigning to take a fundraising position. Orton will step down …”
  7. Ex-Camden boys’ basketball coach sues city schools. (NJ). Cherry Hill Courier Post. “The former boys’ basketball coach at Camden High School has sued the school district, saying he was improperly terminated. Cetshwayo Byrd, who …”
  8. West Deptford boys basketball coach Don Clark resigns. (NJ). Today’s Sunbeam – NJ.comClark took the head boys basketball job at West Deptford High School five years ago and started his career with the Eagles with a 2-24 campaign.”
  9. Smith Named USD Men’s Basketball Coach. (SD). Yankton Daily Press. “… under Tim Miles, was announced as USD’s newest head men’s basketball coach. …Joey James served as the interim coach this past season.”
  10. COLLEGE HOOPS: Cougars basketball coach James Dickey resigns after four years. (TX). Your Houston News. “University of Houston Men’s Basketball Head Coach James Dickey announced Monday he will step down from his current position due to private …”
  11. Rice offers head basketball coach job to VCU assistant. (TX). “Virginia Commonwealth associate head coach Mike Rhoades has been offered the job to become Rice men’s basketball coach, a source familiar with …”
  12. New Virginia Tech basketball coach wins crowd over. (VA). The Virginian-Pilot. “Buzz Williams says he’s taking over “a sleeping giant” as Virginia Tech’s men’s basketball coach.”



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