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UNCG Women’s Baketball Staff Update

The UNC Greensboro (UNCG) women’s basketball team and Head Coach Trina Patterson have announced two coaching staff changes. Leytoya Twitty McBride joins the staff as Director of Basketball Operations/Assistant Coach and Abby Vampatella has been promoted to the Director of Recruiting/Assistant Coach. Twitty comes to UNCG in September 2023 from The YMCA of Greater Spartanburg, where she served as the Youth

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Curtis promoted to Head Women’s Basketball Coach at Furman

Pierre Curtis has been named the new women’s head basketball coach at Furman, it was announced today by Jason Donnelly, Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics. Curtis, a 10-year member of the Paladin women’s basketball program, served as an assistant coach over his first six years before being elevated to associate head coach in 2019.  He succeeds Jackie

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Western Carolina hires Gore as Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach

Western Carolina women’s basketball and head coach Kiley Hill have added former Indiana University graduate assistant Shayna Gore to the Catamount assistant coaching staff, it was announced this week. Gore replaces former assistant coach Megan Brown who spent four years on the WCU staff, first as the director of basketball operations and as an assistant coach. “Energy creates opportunity.

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Tharrington named Director of Player Development at ETSU

ETSU women’s basketball head coach Brenda Mock Brown added a familiar face to her coaching staff this week, officially announcing Joy Tharrington to the coaching staff in the role of Director of Player Development. Tharrington reunites with Coach Mock after three successful years as the head coach at Lancaster Bible College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Prior to becoming a head

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ETSU names Brenda Mock Brown women’s basketball head coach

During a press conference held Monday morning inside Brooks Gym, East Tennessee State University Interim Athletic Director Dr. Richard Sander named Brenda Mock Brown head coach of the ETSU women’s basketball program. Coach Mock, who is the 10th head coach in program history, was the leader of the UNC Asheville women’s basketball program from 2012-20.  “We are so excited

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Burrows steps down as WBB Head Coach at Chattanooga

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics Mark Wharton announced a change in leadership with the Mocs women’s basketball program. Katie Burrows is stepping down as head coach after four seasons at her alma mater.  “I would like to thank Coach Burrows and her staff for their hard work and dedication to our women’s basketball program,”

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OFFICIAL: Harris named Head Basketball Coach at ETSU

Following up on a story that WHoopDirt.com first reported yesterday. Simon Harris has officially been named as the head women’s basketball coach at East Tennessee. Here’s the release from the school: During a press conference inside Brooks Gym on Friday afternoon, East Tennessee State University Director of Athletics Scott Carter named Simon Harris the new

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ETSU set to name new WBB Head Coach

East Tennessee State has scheduled a press conference for tomorrow at 12:30pm to introduce their new head women’s basketball coach. Our sources have told us that the leader and likely choice here is Ohio State assistant coach Simon Harris. Last season was Harris’ first at OSU after spending the previous two years at NC State.

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REPORT: ETSU parts ways with Ezell

According to a TWEET by WCYB’s Heather Williams, East Tennessee State has parted ways with head women’s basketball coach Dr. Brittney Ezell. Ezell had spent the past eight seasons at ETSU where she compiled a 105-132 (.443) mark. This past season, the Bucs went 4-16 (1-10 SoCon). Before coming to ETSU, Ezell had been the

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