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IUP hires assistant

The IUP women’s basketball program has announced the hiring of David Saur as a new assistant coach starting for the upcoming 2012-13 season. Saur comes to the Crimson Hawks from Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) West rival California (Pa.), where he was an assistant with the women’s basketball program last season. Prior to his time

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Tincher named AC at Newberry

Newberry College head women’s basketball coach Sean Page has announced the hiring of Joanna Tincher as the Wolves’ assistant coach entering the 2012-13 season. Tincher comes to Newberry after serving as head women’s basketball coach at Converse College in Spartanburg from 2008 to 2012. She was in charge of all coaching, recruiting, academic monitoring and

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Mercy names Aikens HC

Mercy College Director of Athletics Pat Kennedy announced that Rashidi Aikens has become the women’s basketball program’s next head coach. He will also serve as Assistant Athletics Director for Student Services. Aikens, who comes from nearby Nyack College, has amassed over 12 years of collegiate coaching experience. In addition to his duties as head coach,

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Emory & Henry hires assistant

Andrea Kendall has been selected as the Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach at Emory & Henry College, Head Coach Rose Katz announced today. Kendall comes to E&H after serving as the Head Girl’s Basketball Coach at Union High School in Rose Hill, N.C. In addition to coaching basketball and teaching, Kendall was the assistant softball coach.

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Spivey named assistant @ Belmont Abbey

Brittany Spivey is entering her first season as assistant women’s basketball coach at Belmont Abbey College. Formerly Brittany Tate, Spivey was a two-year letterwinner for the Crusaders from 2008-09. She joins her alma mater after spending the last three seasons as an assistant coach at Emory & Henry. During her time at Emory & Henry,

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Stony Brook names DeSorrento AC

Stony Brook University head women’s basketball coach Beth O’Boyle announced today that Kate DeSorrento has been hired as an assistant coach. DeSorrento comes to Stony Brook after spending last season as the head coach at Hamilton College. DeSorrento will be involved in all aspects of the program and serve as the Seawolves recruiting coordinator. In

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Freeman named AC @ Wright State

Wright State women’s basketball coach Mike Bradbury has announced the hiring of former Valparaiso head coach Keith Freeman as an assistant coach for the Raiders. Freeman spent 18 years as the head coach of the Crusaders from 1994-2012 and compiled a record of 286-247, including four 20-win seasons. In 2001-02, he led Valpo to a

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Lincoln U. hires assistant

Kiel Unruh, a former assistant on Emporia State’s 2010 national championship team with NCAA Division I coaching experience, has joined Lincoln University as the assistant women’s basketball coach. A former student (2007-09) and graduate (2009-10) assistant coach at Emporia State, Unruh helped coach the Lady Hornets to the 2010 national championship. In addition to serving

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TCU staff update

TCU women’s basketball head coach Jeff Mittie announced Tuesday that Ebony Gilliam has been promoted to assistant coach. Additionally, Jayci Stone will take over as director of operations after serving this past season as the program’s video coordinator, while associate head coach Brian Ostermann will assume recruiting coordinator duties for the Frogs. Stay with HoopDirt

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Tagliaferri named AC @ Mansfield

All-time leading scorer Alison Tagliaferri has rejoined the Mansfield University women’s basketball program as a full-time assistant coach. Tagliaferri was an exceptional two-sport athlete at Mansfield playing basketball for five seasons from 2002-2006 under head coach Ruth Hermansen and playing softball for four seasons from 2002-05 under head coach Edith Gallagher. Tagliaferri is the first

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