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Reggie Witherspoon

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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Former UConn star Marshall to coach Central Connecticut

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Former UConn basketball player Donyell Marshall has been hired as head coach at Central Connecticut.

Marshall replaces Howie Dickenman, who retired following a 4-25 season, his 20th season at the school.

Central officials said they would introduce Marshall at a news conference on Thursday.