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January 19, 2010

McKnight Is Winningest Coach In Calif. History

Despite being thousands of miles from home, Mater Dei (Calif.) head boys basketball coach Gary McKnight, won his 844th career game Monday night to make his the all-time winningest coach in California history. Mater Dei defeated Hyattsville DeMatha (M...

January 19, 2010

UConn’s Calhoun Taking Medical Leave

Tom Calhoun, the head men's basketball coach at the University of Connecticut, is taking a medical leave of absence from the team. His physician said he has recommended Calhoun take this leave to "address some temporary medical issues, none of which ...

January 19, 2010

University Mourns Loss Of 42-Year-Old Assistant Coach

Marywood University (Pa.) is mourning the loss of assistant coach Paul Johnson. Johnson, 42, died of a heart attack during the weekend, and served as a volunteer coach for Marywood. He also served as head coach of Bishop Hannan High to a boys basketb...

January 18, 2010

Calipari Takes Part In Hoops For Haiti

John Calipari, the head men's basketball coach at the University of Kentucky, took part in Hoops for Haiti yesterday in conjunction with the Red Cross, United Way and two local radio stations. The event raised more than $1 million in five hours.http:...

January 18, 2010

Multiple Severe Accidents But Coach Never Misses A Game

Catherine Cassidy, the head girls coach at Acadiana High (La.) has struggled through a difficult month involving a box fan exploding on her and a car accident that resulted in two broken ribs, a broken tooth and multiple strokes due to Carotid Artery...

January 18, 2010

Top Girls Teams In Country Play To Honor Coach

Santa Ana Mater Dei and Brea Olina Highs (Calif.) both ranked in the top three nationally by a variety of outlets, play tonight in an event designed to raise money for the family of the late Tony Matson, who coached Orange Lutheran High before he col...

January 15, 2010

Graupe Named Interim Dartmouth Men’s Coach

Mark Graupe, a first-year assistant at Dartmouth, has been named interim head coach of the men's basketball program at the school. Graupe has been a head coach at Lake Region State College (N.D.) where he compiled a 126-95 record in seven seasons.htt...

January 15, 2010

NCAA Passes 1 Recruiting Proposal

The NCAA passes one of four proposals intended to limit the influence of family members, club coaches and high school coaches have on a player's recruiting process. Universities and colleges now are not allowed to hire a person who is associated with...