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2015 Coaching Changes

Division I schools that changed coaches in 2015

School Former coach New coach
Alabama Anthony Grant Avery Johnson
Alcorn State Luther Riley Montez Robinson
Arizona State Herb Sendek Bobby Hurley
UALR Steve Shields Chris Beard
Bradley Geno Ford Brian Wardle
Bowling Green Chris Jans Michael Huger
Bucknell Dave Paulsen Nathan Davis
Buffalo Bobby Hurley Nate Oats
Charlotte Alan Major Mark Price
Chattanooga Will Wade Matt McCall
The Citadel Chuck Driesell Duggar Baucom
DePaul Oliver Purnell Dave Leitao
East Tennessee State Murry Bartow Steve Forbes
Eastern Kentucky Jeff Neubauer Dan McHale
Florida Billy Donovan Mike White
Fordham Tom Pecora Jeff Neubauer
George Mason Paul Hewitt Dave Paulsen
Green Bay Brian Wardle Linc Darner
Hawaii Benjy Taylor (interim) Eran Ganot
Holy Cross Milan Brown Bill Carmody
Illinois-Chicago Howard Moore Steve McClain
Iowa State Fred Hoiberg Steve Prohm
Kennesaw State Jimmy Lallathin Al Skinner
Liberty Dale Layer Ritchie McKay
Louisiana Tech Mike White Eric Konkol
Mississippi State Rick Ray Ben Howland
Murray State Steve Prohm Matt McMahon
Nevada David Carter Eric Musselman
Northern Kentucky Dave Bezold John Brannen
Penn Jerome Allen Steve Donahue
San Diego Bill Grier Lamont Smith
SIU-Edwardsville Lennox Forrester Jon Harris
Southeast Missouri State Dickey Nutt Rick Ray
St. John’s Steve Lavin Chris Mullin
Tennessee Donnie Tyndall Rick Barnes
Texas Rick Barnes Shaka Smart
Utah State Stew Morrill Tim Duryea
Utah Valley Dick Hunsaker Mark Pope
VCU Shaka Smart Will Wade
VMI Duggar Baucom Dan Earl

* – had interim label removed

2013 Coaching Changes
2014 Coaching Changes

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Everybody Needs a Head Coach

Former college basketball coach Mike Jarvis has a new book out, Everybody Needs a Head Coach.

"As you read this book, I hope that Coach Jarvis' experiences inspire you to find your purpose in life."
-Patrick Ewing, NBA Hall of Fame center

"Mike Jarvis' is one of my special friends. I am so pleased that he has taken the time to write this fabulous book."
-Mike Krzyzewski, Five-time NCAA championship head coach, Duke Blue Devils

"In reading this book, I can see that Mike hasn't lost his edge or his purpose. Readers should take a look at what he has to say."
-Jim Calhoun, Three-time NCAA champion, UConn Men's basketball

Review on Hoopville coming soon!

Coaching Changes and NBA Draft Early Entrants

The coaching carousel is moving. Keep track of the latest coaching changes right here on Hoopville.

Also, keep track of players who have declared early for the NBA Draft.

College Basketball Tonight

We hope you enjoyed COLLEGE BASKETBALL TONIGHT during the 2016 NCAA Tournament. COLLEGE BASKETBALL TONIGHT is a comprehensive look at the NCAA Tournament hosted by veteran college basketball broadcaster Ted Sarandis, along with co-hosts Mike Jarvis and Terry O'Connor, both former Division I coaches. It also included many great guests, including Hoopville's own Phil Kasiecki.

Here are links to the shows:

March 13, 2016 - First hour | Second hour

March 20, 2016 - First hour | Second hour

March 27, 2016 - First hour | Second hour

April 3, 2016 - First hour | Second hour

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