Patriot League

Balman named Director of Women’s Basketball Operations at Boston U

Completing its coaching staff ahead of the 2024-25 season, the Boston University women’s basketball program has named Erica Balman as the newest Director of Basketball Operations, Head Coach Melissa Graves announced on Tuesday afternoon. Balman joins the role after predecessor Jason Pellum was elevated to the position of assistant coach back in April. “I am thrilled to welcome Erica to the BU

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Pellum elevated to Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach at Boston University

Having wrapped up the 2023-24 campaign, the Boston University women’s basketball program has elevated Director of Basketball Operations Jason Pellum to assistant coach for the 2024-25 season, Head Coach Melissa Graves announced on Monday (April 29). Pellum becomes the third assistant coach on staff following the departure of Jamie Insel, who was named the head coach at Endicott earlier

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Colgate’s Adeduntan signs contract extension

Colgate University Head Women’s Basketball Coach Ganiyat Adeduntan has signed a contract extension through the 2027-28 season, announced Monday by Interim Vice President and Director of Athletics Yariv Amir ’01. “We are excited to know that Coach G will continue to lead our program for the next five seasons,” said Amir. “The growth of our program and

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Jamie Insel Joins BU Women’s Basketball Coaching Staff

The Boston University women’s basketball program has added Jamie Insel as an assistant coach ahead of the 2023-24 season, Head Coach Melissa Graves announced on Thursday morning. “I am so excited to welcome Jamie to the Terrier family,” said Graves. “Her experience of coaching at high academic institutions makes for a seamless transition. There is no doubt she will

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Finch elevated to Associate Head Women’s Basketball Coach Boston University

Fresh off the Boston University women’s basketball program’s first Patriot League regular season championship, Head Coach Melissa Graves has announced that Brianna Finch will be elevated to associate head coach ahead of the 2023-24 campaign. “Brianna has been instrumental in helping build this program from the first day we arrived on campus,” said Graves. “Over the past two years, she

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Martinez Joins Loyola Maryland Women’s Basketball Staff as Assistant Coach

Veteran high school and college coach Diana Martinez has joined the Loyola University Maryland women’s basketball staff as an assistant, Head Coach Danielle O’Banion announced today. “We are excited to welcome Diana back to this region.” O’Banion said. “She is a proven relationship-builder and coach. We continue to get better with her addition!” Martinez, who was twice a

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Bixby resigns as Head Coach at Johns Hopkins; Becomes Assistant at Loyola Maryland

Katherine Bixby, who has directed nearby Johns Hopkins University to three NCAA Division III Tournaments, has joined the Loyola University Maryland women’s basketball coaching staff as an assistant coach, Greyhounds Head Coach Danielle O’Banion announced today. “Coach Bixby’s transition to Loyola from Johns Hopkins makes sense on so many levels,” O’Banion said. “She is a proven winner

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Maund added as Video Coordinator at Boston U.

Boston University Women’s Basketball Head Coach Melissa Graves has rounded out her staff for the 2022-23 season with the hire of Adia Maund as the program’s video coordinator. Maund joined the Terriers last week. “I am extremely excited to welcome Adia to our Terrier women’s basketball family,” said Graves. “As a Massachusetts native, she knows the area and players well,

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