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Roller coaster week for Terps

17 May

Nick Faust re-committed to Maryland on Tuesday night.

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

Life in College Park, Maryland has been a little hectic this month. Continue reading

Program changing hire? Dalonte Hill’s history says yes

17 May

Dalonte Hill landed Michael Beasley at K-State. Who can he lure to Maryland?

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

Mark Turgeon just made his presence known at Maryland by hiring Kansas State associate head coach Dalonte Hill as an assistant coach for the ACC school. Continue reading

Kudos to Kelsey

16 May

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

Basketball is addicting. It is consuming. It is incredibly fun and exciting when the lights are on. There are fewer things in sport more entertaining than the NCAA tournament.

Once you are in it, it is hard to leave it completely. Continue reading

Just a Minute: May 16

16 May

Former Louisiana Tech forward Olu Ashaolu is on the visit tour.

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

 

The offseason is in full swing yet the news around college hoops isn’t slowing down. Continue reading

Texas A&M makes the right hire

15 May

Texas A&M has found its head coach in Murray State's Billy Kennedy.

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

Multiple reports indicate Billy Kennedy is the new head coach at Texas A&M.

Kennedy replaces Mark Turgeon, who left Texas A&M for Maryland. Kennedy will be formally announced as the new head man of the Aggies on Monday. Kennedy went 107-53 over the course of five seasons at Murray State. Continue reading

Bill Self loves to boogie

11 May

Bill Self, the Bee Gees, disco balls, amazing wigs, some rhythm, some not so great dancing and a good cause. I love the Internet.

Clipboard conversations: Ron Hunter, new Georgia State head coach

11 May

Ron Hunter is the new head man at Georgia State.

Georgia State hired IUPUI coach Ron Hunter to take over the program from Rob Barnes. Hunter was a bit of a surprise hire for the Panthers. He is a long time coach in the Midwest and doesn’t have any ties to the South. The National Hoops Report caught up with him for this week’s edition of Clipboard Conversations.

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Can any of the new ACC hires knock off big dogs?

10 May

Can any of the new ACC hires over the last three years build a program to knock off Duke and North Carolina? (Getty Images)

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

ACC schools have gone the non-traditional route for the most part when hiring new coaches over the last three years. Are any of these new hires notable enough for the schools to knock off traditional conference powers like Duke and North Carolina? Continue reading

Don’t pinch Shaka

10 May

Virginia Commonwealth coach Shaka Smart is still living life in the big spotlight after leading his team from the First Four to the Final Four of the NCAA tournament.

His bucket list now looks like this:

Meet the president
Solve world peace
Bungee jump from a hot air balloon
Sing “Take Me Out To The Ballgame” at Wrigley Field

Just a Minute: May 9

9 May

Sean Miller said 'no' to Maryland. So, who is next? Your guess is as good as any.

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

Oh, just another quiet week in the world of college basketball. Find out the latest happenings in my weekly column Just A Minute. Continue reading