Brannen replaces Mick Cronin, who left the Bearcats last week for the vacancy at UCLA. Cronin was Cincinnati's head coach for 13 seasons, leading the Bearcats to the NCAA tournament in each of his past nine seasons in charge.
* Wofford College announced on Sunday, April 14, the hiring of Jay McAuley as head men’s basketball coach. McAuley has spent the past two years as the associate head coach of the Terriers.
* Two-time NBA champion, former Los Angeles Lakers assistant coach, and former Stanford University basketball star Mark Madsen will officially be named the men’s basketball head coach at Utah Valley University on Monday.
* It’s looking more and more like Valdosta State head coach Mike Helfer is now the leader at Kennesaw State. In his 14 seasons at VSU, he’s gone 277-137 (24-7 this past season). He also won 186 games in 8 seasons at Southern Poly. Heard this one may be wrapped up on Tuesday.
Mississippi Valley State University has named Lindsey Hunter as the 11th head men’s basketball coach in school history, Director of Athletics Dianthia Ford-Kee announced Saturday. “I am elated to welcome Coach Lindsey Hunter and his family back to the Oasis of the Mississippi Delta and the SWAC,” said Ford-Kee. “I am excited about his energy,