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Canisius hires Reggie Witherspoon as basketball coach

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Reggie Witherspoon is returning home to Buffalo to coach the Canisius College basketball team.

He signed a five-year contract and replaces Jim Baron, who retired May 20. A news conference is scheduled for Tuesday.

"Reggie brings with him a proven track record of building strong basketball teams and developing young men," athletic director Bill Maher said Saturday.

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Shyatt steps down as Wyoming coach; Edwards is new coach

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Larry Shyatt has resigned his head coaching job at Wyoming, an Allen Edwards, who has been an assistant coach under Shyatt the last five seasons, was named the new head coach.

Shyatt says he's proud of his players' accomplishments on the court and in the classroom and praised his staff, which includes his son, Jeremy.

Shyatt has coached at Wyoming for a total of six seasons, split over two stints. His teams compiled an overall record of 117-78, including this year's team which finished 14-18.