D3 DIRT: Earlham College opens

I can confirm that Shanna Thompson is no longer the women’s basketball head coach at D3 Earlham College (IN). Thompson was hired back in 2021 following a stint as an assistant at Illinois College. During her time at EC, Thompson went 3-41 (.068) including 2-21 this past season. An official announcement is expected shortly.

D2 DIRT: Bridgeport opens

I can confirm that Mike West is no longer the head women’s basketball coach at D2 University of Bridgeport. West had been the Purple Knights head coach for the past two seasons. He racked up an 18-33 (.353) record during his tenure, including a 9-18 (5-13) mark this past season. West has also served as

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REPORT: TCU’s Pebley to step down

A recently published report from Frogs Today staff writer Ray Cartwright, details that TCU women’s basketball head coach Raegan Pebley will resign from her position at the end of the season. According to Cartwright, Pebley met with TCU administrators earlier in the day, and held a team meeting early on Monday afternoon. TCU is currently

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REPORT: Jackson will not return as WBB Head Coach at Akron

According to the Akron Beacon Journal, Melissa Jackson will not return as the women’s basketball head coach at the University of Akron. UA director of intercollegiate athletics Charles Guthrie issued the following statement to the Beacon Journal: “The University of Akron has decided it will not extend the contract of women’s basketball coach Melissa Jackson when it expires on

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NAIA DIRT: Brescia U (KY) opens

WHoopDirt.com can confirm that Michael Gray is no longer the women’s basketball head coach at NAIA Brescia University (KY). Gray had been the head coach of the Bearcats since the 2016-17 season, and has served as a men’s and women’s assistant at the school before that. Brescia just wrapped up their current campaign with a

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D3 DIRT: Morefield out at UMHB

According to multiple reports, including one from Cory Houge, Mark Morefield is no longer the women’s basketball head coach at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor. He has been replaced on an interim basis by assistant coach Kendra Foreman – a move that is now reflected in the staff directory on the UMHB website. There has

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JUCO DIRT: Hinds CC (MS) set to open

The women’s basketball job at Hinds (CC) is set to open, as head coach Jackie White will depart and return to the high school level. She will be named as the new head coach at Long Beach (MS) HS. White was hired at HCC after a successful eight-year run at Warren Central HS (MS). The

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D3 DIRT: Goucher College opens

I can confirm that Andrea Preston is no longer the women’s basketball head coach at D3 Goucher College (MD). Preston, a coaching veteran, had been the head coach at Goucher since 2017. She put together an 11-86 (.113) record during her tenure, including a 1-21 (0-14) record this past season. She has also been the

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