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Kirkland added at Illinois

Illinois women’s basketball coach Matt Bollant has announced the addition of Tianna Kirkland to his staff as an assistant coach. Kirkland comes to Illinois after serving five seasons as an assistant at the University of Michigan. Kirkland has had two other stops to her coaching career, spending two seasons as an assistant coach at Butler

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Pensacola State names head coach

Pensacola State College has hired Leah Drury as the new head women’s basketball coach, effective Monday April 30. Drury returns to the Pensacola State women’s basketball program bringing an abundance of knowledge and experience from the University of Alabama. An Alabama alum, Drury spent two years as an assistant coach for the Crimson Tide. Before

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Broderick headed to CNU

Christopher Newport University Director of Athletics C.J. Woollum announced Bill Broderick has been named CNU’s new head women’s basketball coach. Broderick, assistant coach for Division I programs Elon University and Bucknell University over the last four seasons, becomes the eighth women’s basketball coach in the 40-year history of the program. Broderick comes to CNU from

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Wentworth Military names Jordan head coach

John Jordan has been named as the Wentworth Military College Women’s College Basketball Coach. He becomes the first college women’s basketball coach in school history. Jordan brings an impressive basketball resume to Lexington. He has coached on the professional level both in the United States and abroad working with several current and former NBA and

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Toledo adds assistant

Vicki Hall has been named assistant women’s basketball coach at the University of Toledo, two-time Mid-American Conference Coach of the Year Tricia Cullop announced on Wednesday. Hall will work with all aspects of the program, including post-player development, recruiting, academic support and opponent scouting. Hall comes to Toledo following one season at the University of

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WKU elevates DBO

Curtis Turley, who spent the last season as the WKU women’s basketball director of operations, will now join the full-time coaching staff. New Lady Topper head coach Michelle Clark-Heard made the announcement on Wednesday. Turley will join Margaret Richards and Greg Collins to round out the coaching staff. Prior to joining the Lady Topper program,

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OFFICIAL: Perry hired at Kennesaw

Nitra Perry has officially been named as the head coach at Kennesaw State. We reported this as a rumor on Monday. Here’s the link to the official announcement: http://ksuowls.com/news/2012/4/24/WBB_0424125624.aspx… Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

Bellarmine University Coach Steps Down

David Smith has resigned as Bellarmine University women’s basketball coach. Smith compiled a 249-156 record as Bellarmine’s women’s coach for 14 years, with six NCAA tournament appearances and six 20-win seasons. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and rumors.

Valpo Hires Assistant

Head basketball coach Tracey Dorow has announced that Valparaiso University graduate Kurt Westendorp is returning to his alma mater as an assistant coach for the women’s basketball program. Westendorp has spent the last two seasons as an assistant under Dorow at Ferris State University. Stay with HoopDirt for the latest college basketball coaching news and

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Missouri Western hires assistant

Missouri Western State University Director of Athletics, Kurt McGuffin has announced Roger Smith as assistant women’s basketball coach. Smith was an assistant at Oklahoma City for one season under current Western coach Rob Edmisson. Smith served as Oklahoma City’s video coordinator, managed a large part of scouting and assisted in daily practices. During his one

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