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September 6, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
Miami of Ohio announced today that it has appointed Joby Wright, a 10-year assistant coach under Bob Knight at Indiana, to be Miami's new basketball coach. Wright, who turned 40 on Wednesday, replaces Jerry Peirson, who was fired Aug. 3 after he admitted that he gave a player a false grade. Wright played for Indiana and was chosen captain of the Hoosiers and all-Big Ten in 1972. He holds two degrees from Indiana.
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March 5, 1997 | Associated Press
Paul Westhead, who failed to deliver the exciting, high-scoring game he promised, was fired as basketball coach at George Mason on Tuesday. The Patriots finished their fourth season under Westhead at 10-17, including losses in nine of their last 10 games. "I did the best I could to raise the level of basketball at George Mason University," Westhead said in a written statement. "Our coaching staff worked very hard at turning a down program into a winner.
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April 20, 1993 | From Staff and Wire Reports
University of Kentucky assistant Herb Sendek was hired as the basketball coach at Miami of Ohio, replacing Joby Wright.
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April 20, 1993 | From Staff and Wire Reports
University of Kentucky assistant Herb Sendek was hired as the basketball coach at Miami of Ohio, replacing Joby Wright.
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April 6, 1993 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Miami of Ohio Coach Joby Wright has been hired by Wyoming, according to televised reports. Paul Roach, Wyoming athletic director, said an announcement would be made this morning.
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March 5, 1997 | Associated Press
Paul Westhead, who failed to deliver the exciting, high-scoring game he promised, was fired as basketball coach at George Mason on Tuesday. The Patriots finished their fourth season under Westhead at 10-17, including losses in nine of their last 10 games. "I did the best I could to raise the level of basketball at George Mason University," Westhead said in a written statement. "Our coaching staff worked very hard at turning a down program into a winner.
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December 22, 1995 | From Associated Press
Shaun Jackson, in coach Joby Wright's doghouse for three weeks, has left the Wyoming basketball team, the school announced Thursday. Jackson, a highly touted 6-foot-6 freshman forward from Mater Dei, was suspended Dec. 8 by Wright for what the coach said was Jackson's problems with team interaction. Jackson missed one game. Thursday's announcement said Jackson was leaving by mutual consent of the player and the coaching staff. Except to wish Jackson well, Wright said he would have no comment.
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November 8, 1996 | CHRIS FOSTER
Shaun Jackson, who did not return to UC Irvine this fall, enrolled at Orange Coast College, said Jack Shinar, the school's sports information director. Jackson, a former standout basketball player at Mater Dei, enrolled at Wyoming after he graduated in 1995. He left Wyoming last December, two weeks after being suspended for one game for what Coach Joby Wright said were problems with team interaction. He averaged 6.5 points in six games.
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December 9, 1995 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Wyoming forward Shaun Jackson, a key member of Mater Dei's state Division I championship team last season, was suspended indefinitely Friday by Coach Joby Wright for violation of an unspecified team code. Athletic department officials said the suspension might end soon. It was unclear whether Jackson, a Times all-county selection, would practice with the team.
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April 6, 1993 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Miami of Ohio Coach Joby Wright has been hired by Wyoming, according to televised reports. Paul Roach, Wyoming athletic director, said an announcement would be made this morning.
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September 6, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
Miami of Ohio announced today that it has appointed Joby Wright, a 10-year assistant coach under Bob Knight at Indiana, to be Miami's new basketball coach. Wright, who turned 40 on Wednesday, replaces Jerry Peirson, who was fired Aug. 3 after he admitted that he gave a player a false grade. Wright played for Indiana and was chosen captain of the Hoosiers and all-Big Ten in 1972. He holds two degrees from Indiana.
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November 26, 1996 | JASON REID, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Little went right for Long Beach State during the exhibition season. Two key players were injured, another suspended and the 49ers played poorly in losing their two games. Long Beach needed a big boost--and quickly. Help arrived Monday night. Long Beach defeated Wyoming, 79-78, in a nonconference game at the Pyramid, making Coach Wayne Morgan a winner in his regular-season debut. Finally, Morgan had something to smile about. "This feels absolutely great," the former Syracuse assistant said.
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