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Ohio University hires North Dakota State’s Phillips as head basketball coach

04/06/2014, 11:53am EDT
Ohio basketball hires NDSU coach

ATHENS, Ohio — Ohio University has hired North Dakota State’s Saul Phillips as its men’s basketball coach.

Phillips led the Bison to an upset of fifth-seeded Oklahoma in the NCAA tournament last month. He was 134-84 in seven seasons at North Dakota State.

Phillips was hired today to replace Jim Christian, who left after two years to coach Boston College. Christian was 49-22 at Ohio.

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