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Illinois Dirt…

A “hot” name right now in the search to replace Matt Bollant at Illinois is Washington University (St. Louis) head coach Nancy Fahey. The veteran coach has won 737 games during her tenure at WashU, and has captured five National Championships. Fahey, who also serves as an assistant athletic director at the school, worked for

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Michigan State Women’s Basketball Head Coach Suzy Merchant to Take a Medical Leave of Absence

Michigan State women’s basketball head coach Suzy Merchant has taken a medical leave of absence from the Spartan women’s basketball program. Effective immediately, associate head coach Amaka Agugua will serve as interim head coach, during Merchant’s time away. Following Saturday’s (Jan. 14) game at Rutgers, Merchant remained in New Jersey to undergo more testing at

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Carrie Banks Joins Ohio State Women’s Basketball Staff

Ohio State women’s basketball head coach Kevin McGuff announced on Tuesday the addition of Carrie Banks to the staff. Banks will serve as an assistant coach after spending the last three seasons as an assistant at Northwestern. “I am extremely excited to welcome Carrie Banks to the Ohio State women’s basketball family,” McGuff said. “Her

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Tamisha Augustin Joins Minnesota Staff

Tamisha Augustin has joined the University of Minnesota women’s basketball coaching staff, head coachMarlene Stollings announced on Monday. Augustin assisted on Stollings’ VCU staff for one season before spending the past two years as an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator at UCF. “Tamisha’s return to my staff will give the Gophers a competitive advantage in our recruiting

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HOT: Tsipsis Named Head Coach at Wisconsin

Jonathan Tsipis, the 2015 Atlantic 10 Conference Coach of the Year, has been named the seventh head coach in Wisconsin women’s basketball history, Director of Athletics Barry Alvarez announced Thursday. Tsipis (SIP-iss) spent the last four seasons as the head coach at George Washington University, re-establishing the Colonials as a national power and a dominant

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