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REPORT: Mississippi State set to hire McCray-Penson

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

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Mississippi State Dirt…

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

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Jackson-Durrett promoted to Associate Head Women’s Basketball Coach at Mississippi State

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

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Auburn adds former Tiger Reneisha Hobbs to Women’s Basketball Coaching Staff

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

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Cordoba Joins LSU Women’s Basketball Coaching Staff

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,”

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Tennessee Named Kelly Harper Head Women’s Basketball Coach

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

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REPORT: Tennessee parts ways with Holly Warlick

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.

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Mizzou’s Pingeton nabs 500th career victory

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.

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