New Gopher hoops coach is Black and a native son

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We unabashedly asked Minnesota AD Mark Coyle a couple of weeks ago during a Zoom media call if he would seriously consider Black candidates for the vacant Gopher MBB coaching job. Minnesota historically has been one of the Big Ten’s Whitest schools—there is no Black HC among its men’s and women’s sports. If a Black were hired, this would be the first under Coyle.

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Minnesota Spokesman-Reporter