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Denver University Dirt…

After being placed on administrative leave at Denver University back in late January, it appears that the Jim Turgeon era at DU is now over. Turgeon and his entire staff (except for DBO David Pennewell) have now been removed from the WBB roster as well as the Pioneers athletics staff directory. There has been no

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REPORT: Mississippi State set to hire McCray-Penson

According to multiple reports, Mississippi State is set to name Old Dominion’s Nikki McCray-Penson as their new head women’s basketball coach. She would replace Vic Schaefer, who departed for Texas last week. McCray-Penson was on WHoopDirt.com‘s list of candidates earlier in the week. The former University of Tennessee and WNBA standout just wrapped up her

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Mississippi State Dirt…

The search to replace Vic Schaefer at Mississippi State is underway. I’ve talked to a bunch of people around this one, and here are the 5 names that I’ve heard the most:   Johnnie Harris – Associate head coach Mississippi State. Had been with Schaefer for eight seasons at MSU. Also spent five seasons alongside

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JUCO DIRT: USC-Salkehatchie WBB coach on the move

I can confirm that USC-Salkehatchie head women’s basketball coach Glen Mayo will take over as the men’s coach at the school. Mayo has spent the past two seasons as the Indians head coach, and had previously served as an assistant on the men’s side under former head coach Jake Williams (Williams became the head coach

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REPORT: Navy fires Women’s Basketball Coach

According to a report form the Capital Gazette, Navy has fired head women’s basketball coach Stefanie Pemper. Pemper is a two-time Patriot League Coach of the Year winner, who just completed her 12th season at the helm of the Mids. She will depart Navy as the all-time winningest coach in program history with a record

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D2 DIRT: Lincoln U (MO) makes WBB coaching change

Ayana McWilliams is no longer the head women’s basketball coach at D2 Lincoln University (MO). McWilliams just completed her fourth season at the school, and ends her tenure with a 22-87 over all record. Her best season came in 2018-19, where her team went 10-18. The Blue Tigers went 3-25 (0-19 MIAA) this past season.

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