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Vanderbilt Women’s Basketball to Discontinue Season

Due to a combination of COVID-19 related circumstances, opt-outs and injuries, the Vanderbilt women’s basketball program has elected not to continue the remainder of the 2020-21 season. “We fully support and respect the decision of our student-athletes. Their health, safety and well-being have always been, and will continue to be, a top priority,” said Candice

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BREAKING: Kentucky’s Mitchell Retires from Coaching; Kyra Elzy Named Interim Head Coach

Matthew Mitchell, the winningest head coach in Kentucky women’s basketball history with over 300 wins, announced Thursday that he has retired from coaching, thus resigning as head coach of the Wildcats. UK director of athletics Mitch Barnhart has named associate head coach Kyra Elzy as interim head coach, effective immediately. Mitchell retires with a career record

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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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