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Guevara signs new five-year contract

Central Michigan University has announced that it has inked women’s basketball coach Sue Guevara to a new five-year deal. The new contract replaces Guevara’s current contract and will run through the 2016-17 season. Guevara has led CMU to four consecutive appearances in the MAC quarterfinals and two straight trips to the MAC semifinals. Stay with

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Fisher receives extension at USD

The University of San Diego has announced that head women’s basketball coach Cindy Fisher has received a multi-year contract extension. Fisher, the 2012 WCC Coach of the Year, helped guide the Toreros to their best season in program history, as the team set several records including most wins in program history (26), surpassing the 21-win

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Shirey promoted at Arkansas

Former Razorback and director of operations Amber Shirey has been promoted to assistant coach for the University of Arkansas women’s basketball team, head coach Tom Collen announced today. Shirey replaces Greg Collins who took an assistant coaching position at Western Kentucky. Shirey began her career at Arkansas as a player for the Razorbacks (1989-92) becoming

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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.