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Staley inks 7-yr, $22.4m deal at South Carolina

The University of South Carolina Board of Trustees approved today a new contract for women’s basketball head coach Dawn Staley, which will make her the highest paid African-American head coach in her sport and one of the highest paid women’s basketball coaches in the country. The seven-year, $22.4 million dollar deal secures Staley’s partnership with

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McNelis added to Arkansas State Women’s Basketball staff

With just under a month remaining before the start of the 2021-22 women’s basketball season, Arkansas State head coach Matt Daniel announced the addition of Connor McNelis to his staff. McNelis joins A-State after a two-year stint as an assistant at Nicholls State under head coach DoBee Plaisance. With the Colonels, his responsibilities included working

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Beck elevated to Associate Head WBB Coach at Dakota Wesleyan

Dakota Wesleyan University Head Women’s Basketball Coach Jason Christensen, along with Athletic Director Jon Hart, today announced the appointment of Celeste Beck, the current assistant women’s basketball coach, to the position of Associate Head Coach. About Beck’s appointment, Hart stated, “This is such a well-deserved appointment for Coach Beck. I’m extremely happy for her; we’ve

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Varlan named Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach at Northeastern

Northeastern women’s basketball Head Coach Bridgette Mitchell excitedly introduced Alex Varlan to the Huskies’ staff on Friday. Varlan will join the team as an Assistant Coach. “I am ecstatic that Alex has joined my staff. His innovation and creativity will help us greatly in our recruiting efforts, he comes from a winning background, and has received great tutelage under coaches like

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McKeown inks multi-year extension at Northwestern

Northwestern head women’s basketball coach Joe McKeown has signed a multi-year contract extension through the 2024-25 season with the University, Combe Family Vice President for Athletics & Recreation Derrick Gragg announced. “We are excited to keep Coach McKeown at the helm of Northwestern women’s basketball,” said Gragg. “Over more than a decade leading our Wildcats, he

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UMass extends Verdi through 2025-26

University of Massachusetts head women’s basketball coach Tory Verdi has been extended through the 2025-26 season, Director of Athletics Ryan Bamford announced afternoon. The new five-year contract comes after a season where the Minutewomen won multiple postseason games for the first time in program history. “We are pleased to offer Coach Verdi another extension to show

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