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Hampton added to Rutgers Women’s Basketball Staff

Rutgers women’s basketball head coach Coquese Washington has announced the hiring of assistant coach John Hampton, completing her coaching staff for the 2022-23 season. Hampton, the former head coach at Clarkson University, has spent the last seven seasons at St. Joseph’s, including the last three as the Hawks’ assistant head coach. “John is a fantastic teacher of the game,

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McCray-Penson added to Rutgers Women’s Basketball Staff

Rutgers women’s basketball head coach Coquese Washington has announced the hiring of Nikki McCray-Penson as an assistant coach on the Scarlet Knights’ staff. McCray-Penson arrives “On the Banks” with 15 years of college coaching experience, most recently as a head coach at Mississippi State and Old Dominion, which followed a standout college playing career at Tennessee, nine seasons in

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Pointer Returns to Rutgers as Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach

Rutgers women’s basketball head coach Coquese Washington has hired the first member of her staff, bringing Tasha Pointer back to Piscataway as an assistant coach after a Hall of Fame playing career “On the Banks” and 18 years of coaching experience. “It is an absolute blessing to welcome Tasha Pointer back home to Rutgers,” said head coach Coquese Washington. “Tasha is

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Coquese Washington takes over at Rutgers

Coquese Washington has been named the third full-time head coach in the history of Rutgers women’s basketball. A three-time Big Ten Coach of the Year during her 12-year tenure at Penn State, Washington (first name pronounced ko-KWEES) most recently served as associate head coach at Notre Dame for two seasons. She arrives “On the Banks” with

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Miller hired as Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach at Minnesota

The University of Minnesota women’s basketball team has hired Marwan Miller to the coaching staff as an assistant coach, head coach Lindsay Whalen announced. “I am excited to announce the addition of Marwan Miller to our coaching staff,” head coach Lindsay Whalen said. “Marwan will represent the University of Minnesota on and off the court with a vast knowledge of the game of basketball.

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Kieger inks extension at Penn State

Penn State women’s basketball head coach Carolyn Kieger has been awarded an extension, which was approved by the Board of Trustees this morning. The Lady Lions have increased their win totals in each of Kieger’s first three seasons in Happy Valley.  “I am excited for the future of our program,” said Kieger. “I am encouraged by the foundation we

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Illinois names Green as new Head Women’s Basketball Coach

The University of Illinois has hired Shauna Green as the 10th head coach of the Fighting Illini women’s basketball program. Green comes to Illinois following six successful seasons as the head coach at the University of Dayton, where her teams captured five Atlantic 10 regular season championships and qualified each year of her tenure for postseason play, including

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Minnesota’s Whalen to miss Rutgers game due to emergency surgery

The University of Minnesota has released the following statement on the status of head women’s basketball coach Lindsay Whalen: University of Minnesota women’s basketball head coach Lindsay Whalen had successful, emergency appendectomy surgery on Tuesday evening. She is recovering and will not coach the Gophers on Thursday at Rutgers. Carly Thibault-DuDonis will serve as Minnesota’s

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