University of Florida women’s basketball head coach Cam Newbauer announced Monday afternoon the addition of assistant coach Julian Assibey to the team’s staff. “Gator Nation, please join us in welcoming our new assistant coach Julian Assibey! We are very excited for Julian, Kaylee, Malachi and Elijah to join us here in Gainesville,” said Newbauer. “Julian caught my
According to multiple reports, Mississippi State is set to name Old Dominion’s Nikki McCray-Penson as their new head women’s basketball coach. She would replace Vic Schaefer, who departed for Texas last week. McCray-Penson was on WHoopDirt.com‘s list of candidates earlier in the week. The former University of Tennessee and WNBA standout just wrapped up her
The search to replace Vic Schaefer at Mississippi State is underway. I’ve talked to a bunch of people around this one, and here are the 5 names that I’ve heard the most: Johnnie Harris – Associate head coach Mississippi State. Had been with Schaefer for eight seasons at MSU. Also spent five seasons alongside
For Immediate Release April 3, 2020 – Boston, MA University of South Carolina Head Women’s Basketball Coach Dawn Staley has been named as the WHoopDirt.com NCAA D1 Coach of the Year presented by Pivot Analysis for the 2019-20 college basketball season. Staley qualified for the award by being named as the WHoopDirt.com/Pivot Analysis Coach of
Mississippi State women’s basketball head coach Vic Schaefer announced Monday that Dionnah Jackson-Durrett has been promoted to associate head coach. “Dionnah has been instrumental in the success of our program,” said Schaefer. “Each year, she’s continued taking on more responsibilities, and her promotion to Associate Head Coach alongside Johnnie Harris is well deserved and earned. We are
Reneisha Hobbs, an Auburn women’s basketball letter-winner and member of the 2009 SEC Championship team, has joined Coach Terri Williams-Flournoy’s staff as special assistant to the head coach, it was announced Monday. Hobbs returns to The Plains after spending the last three years at Alabama State as an academic advisor and Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) advisor
Cherie Cordoba has been hired as an assistant coach for the LSU women’s basketball team, head coach Nikki Fargas announced on Wednesday. Cordoba, a native of Australia, brings two decades of collegiate and international coaching experience to the table, including the last five seasons at Buffalo. “I’m excited to welcome Cherie to our coaching staff,”
University of Tennessee Director of Athletics Phillip Fulmer announced Tuesday that 1999 UT graduate and women’s basketball standout Kellie (Jolly) Harper has been chosen as the new head coach of the Lady Volunteers. She will be formally introduced at a press conference on campus Wednesday. The university and Harper have agreed to a five-year contract with annual
According to a report from @GoodmanHoops, Tennessee has parted ways with Head Women’s Basketball Coach Holly Warlick. Warlick posted a 172-67 in her seven seasons after taking over for Pat Summitt. She was a three-time All-American at Tennessee playing for Summitt from 1976-1980. She returned to the Vols bench as an assistant coach in 1985.
Missouri Women’s Basketball (18-7, 7-4) cruised to a 69-46 victory over Vanderbilt (6-17, 1-9) on Sunday afternoon at Mizzou Arena. With the win, head coach Robin Pingeton recorded her 500th career victory as the Tiger improved to 6-0 at Mizzou in SEC play. She now has 165 victories during her seven plus seasons at Missouri.