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UConn Adds Kenya Hunter To Men's Basketball Coaching Staff

UConn Adds Kenya Hunter To Men's Basketball Coaching Staff

When Dan Hurley became UConn’s coach, he said he planned to build a staff that was diverse, with ties to the area he liked to recruit — the mid-Atlantic.

He completed the task Monday with the hiring of Kenya Hunter, a veteran assistant with roots in the D.C. area. Hunter, from Arlington, Va., was an assistant at Georgetown and Xavier, but for the past five seasons has been at Nebraska.

“Kenya has tremendous experience in some high-level programs,” Hurley said in a statement. “He’s very well-respected not only as a strong recruiter, but an extremely knowledgeable coach on the floor. It’s great when you can hire a man who you view as a future head coach and Kenya has that kind...

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