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John Cooper new Miami basketball coach


John Cooper
John Cooper, head coach at Tennessee State University for the past three seasons, has been named to direct Miami University's men's basketball team, Brad Bates, director of athletics, announced Friday, April 6.

Cooper was introduced to Miami fans and media at Miami University's Voice of America Learning Center in West Chester on Monday afternoon, April 9.

Cooper's experience as a head coach and as an assistant coach at Auburn, Oregon, South Carolina and Fayetteville State universities as well as his emphasis on academics were determinants to his hiring at Miami, according to Bates.

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