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November 17, 2009

Dixon Named USA Basketball Coach Of The Year

Jamie Dixon, head men's basketball coach at Pitt, has been named 2009 USA Basketball National Coach of the Year. Dixon led the USA Basketball U19 basketball team to the title at the 2009 FIBA U19 World Championship in July.http://www.pittsburghlive.c...

November 16, 2009

BYU Rewards Rose With 5-Year Deal

Dave Rose received a five-year contract keeping him as head coach of the men's basketball team at Brigham Young University through the 2013-14 season BYU has won at least a share of the Mountain West Conference title for the last three years.http://w...

November 16, 2009

Well-Known Portland (Ore.) Youth Coach Arrested For Sex Abuse

Thara Kumbeno Memory, who runs the Hoops Dreams Basketball organization and coaches the I-5 Elite club basketball team in the Portland, Ore., area, has been arrested on sex abuse charges. Memory is well-known in the Portland as a leader among youth s...

November 13, 2009

Ryan Hopes For Win No. 700 Tonight

Debbie Ryan, Virginia women's basketball coach, is aiming for win No. 700 tonight when her squad plays at Maryland-Baltimore County. She has led the Cavaliers program for 32 years.http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2009/basketball/ncaa/wires/11/12/2060...

November 12, 2009

Back Troubles Force 26-Year W. Va. Coaching Vet From Game

Bobby Dawson, head boys basketball coach at South Charleston High (W. Va.), has retired after 26 years and 395 wins due to severe back problems. He said he couldn't give 100 percent to his team, so he needed to step aside.http://www.wsaz.com/news/hea...

November 12, 2009

Hornets Fire Byron Scott

Just nine games into the season, the New Orleans Hornets have fired head coach Byron Scott after a 3-6 start. He is being replaced by general manager Jeff Bower and former Hornets, Bulls and USC head coach, Tim Floyd, will serve as Bower's top assist...

November 12, 2009

Longtime Genesee High (Idaho) Coach Dies

Ozzie Kanikkeberg, the 46-year coaching veteran who retired after the 1996-97 season with 660 career victories including two state titles, has died. He coached Genesee High (Idaho) for 42 of those years.http://www.idahostatesman.com/sports/story/9700...

November 12, 2009

Trial Date Set In Montana State Sexual Discrimination Lawsuit

A trial date of April 14 has been set in the sexual discrimination lawsuit filed by former Montana State University women's basketball coach, Robin Potera Haskins. She coached MSU from 2001-04 and claims she was fired due to complains that her squad ...