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UConn Men's Notebook: Salary For Assistants, Benedict Discusses Recruiting

UConn Men's Notebook: Salary For Assistants, Benedict Discusses Recruiting

None of Dan Hurley’s assistants will have the title “associate head coach.” That’s the plan going forward.

Tom Moore, Kenya Hunter and Kimani Young are all very experienced, and although the UConn men’s basketball program has had associate head coaches — George Blaney, Glen Miller, Raphael Chillious — in recent years, it’s not unusual for a staff not to have one holding the title.

Among the new hires, Hunter, who was hired away from Nebraska with 16 years as a Division I assistant, will be the highest paid with a $315,000 base salary, according to the school’s offer letters. Moore, who was with Hurley at Rhode Island and has been the head coach at Quinnipiac for 10 seasons, an...

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