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Phillips Takes Over Ohio Hoops Helm


Ohio University officially introduced it's new basketball coach Wednesday.

Saul Phillips was hired by the Bobcats over the weekend.. He replaces Jim Christian, who was hired away by Boston College last week

Phillips was introduced by Bobcat Athletic Director Jim Shaus

He spend the last 7 seasons as head coach at North Dakota State. This past season his team compiled a 26-7 record and advanced all the way to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament. His overall record as a college head coach is 134-85

Phillips talked about his vision for this Ohio University team with passion sprinkled with humor.


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