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ACC Media Day: They Said It

19 Oct

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

Media Day is a combination of awesome and palm-to-forehead foolery. Today was Media Day for the Atlantic Coast Conference. Coach K, Roy Williams and the host of new coaches in the league rolled into Greensboro to answer the tough questions.

Wait, tough questions? Forget it. How about questions that generate good quotables? Yeah, that’s better.

My man Jim Young, a distant cousin I’m sure, was posted up at Media Day and checked in with some great quotes from the players and coaches. Continue reading

Just a Minute: July 8

8 Jul

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

Day two of the July evaluation period is in the books and the under the radar guys are emerging, the head coaches are in Akron, a power broker pulls a bold move and one hard-working assistant coach was given a not-so-nice gift for a July birthday present. Continue reading

DeChillis leaves for the Navy, Staten looks around again

23 May

Juwan Staten is looking for a new college home...again.

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

Ed DeChillis is leaving Penn State to go to the Naval Academy.

How’s that for you come out of nowhere story of the day? After winning the N.I.T. in 2009 and earning a NCAA tournament trip this past season, the 52-year-old coach is leaving the program.

In the wake of his decision, one of the best transfers of the offseason is likely leaving before he ever enrolled in a class at the school.

According to Bill Staten, the father of incoming Dayton transfer Juwan Staten, Penn State will entertain calls from other schools for his son’s transfer. Continue reading

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

The adventures of the coaching carousel

3 May

Former Arkansas head coach John Pelphrey was the biggest domino tipping coach of the offseason.

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

The coaching carousel continues to spin at a pace that will make anyone dizzy.

There will be 45 new head coaches when the season officially starts on Oct. 15.

Where did all of the new coaches come from? All over the place, really. Continue reading