Category: Features

LMU Assistant John Peterson resigns

Hoopdirt.com, a website that tracks basketball coaching, is reporting that LMU assistant John Peterson has resigned from his position. 

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Mattias Markusson commits to LMU

Frank Burlison is reporting that Mattias Markusson has committed to LMU. We first wrote about Markusson on 04-14-16.  

Max Good hired as head of Pratt Community College

By Ironlion Max Good has been hired at Pratt Community College as head coach.  Several high profile coaches commented on the hire: “Coach Good is an unbelievable competitor with a great knowledge of the game. He always gets the most out of his players’ abilities. He also has a personality bigger than life. Pratt is getting …

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Matt Hayes to transfer from LMU

Junior guard, Matt Hayes will transfer from LMU. Hayes’ playing time was greatly reduced this year. Hayes should have one year of eligibility remaining after transferring. The news was first reported on ESPN’s Jeff Goodman’s transfer list.

WCC transfer list

Here is the first addition of the WCC transfer list. Look for this list to grow in the upcoming months. Four new head coaches in the conference will mean there is going to be a lot of roster turn over. Coach Lamont Smith at USD, who will be entering his second year, is wasting no time …

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Kyle Smith Named Head Men’s Basketball Coach at USF

USF has hired Kyle Smith as Men’s Basketball Coach. Smith is the third new hire in the conference following Damon Stoudamire at Pacific, and Herb Sendek at Santa Clara. Only the University of Portland job remains open. The official press release can be read here. 

Herb Sendek hired at Santa Clara

According to Jeff Goodman of ESPN, Herb Sendek has been hired at Santa Clara. Sendek was the previous head coach at NC State and Arizona State. He has a overall coach record of 406-290 (.583) . The University of San Francisco and University of Portland still have head coaching vacancies.

The Players’ Tribune

The website The Players’ Tribute has two excellent articles written by LMU great Bo Kimble. The first article, “40 Minutes of Hell”  focuses the state of college basketball today, and looks back run-and-gun uptempo offense that made Lions famous. The second article “Hank”  details Kimble’s relationship with Gathers, and the amazing  run the Lions made in NCAA tournament after …

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Pacific Hires Damon Stoudamire

The University of Pacific has announced that Damon Stoudamire has been hired as the new men’s basketball head coach. Press release can be read here.  To get a better sense of who Damon Stoudamire is, we suggest reading this article posted on The Player’s Tribute website.

Rex Walters out at USF

 Walters is the third coach in WCC who has been fired. Press release can be read here.