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Butler coach Chris Holtmann gets contract extension

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Butler coach Chris Holtmann has a new contract that could keep him with the Bulldogs through the 2020-21 season.

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Source: Mullin to replace Lavin at St. John’s

NEW YORK (AP) — St. John’s has decided its basketball future rests with the best of its past.

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Dave Leitao insists he’s right coach to turn around DePaul

DePaul University's athletic director Jean Lenti Ponsetto introduces Dave Leitao during a news conference to announced him as their new basketball head coach Monday, March 30, 2015, at the DePaul Student Center in Chicago. Leitao is charged with a big task as he tries to revitalize a struggling program and get it back at least to the level when he led the Blue Demons from 2002 to 2005. (AP Photo/Chicago Tribune, Brian Cassella) MANDATORY CREDIT CHICAGO TRIBUNE; CHICAGO SUN-TIMES OUT; DAILY HERALD OUT; NORTHWEST HERALD OUT; THE HERALD-NEWS OUT; DAILY CHRONICLE OUT; THE TIMES OF NORTHWEST INDIANA OUT; TV OUT; MAGS OUT; NO SALES

CHICAGO (AP) — Dave Leitao can understand why someone might think DePaul is simply standing still by dipping into its past and hiring him as coach for a second time.

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Louisville’s Pitino sees upside despite regional final loss

Louisville coach Rick Pitino calls out to his team during the first half of a regional semifinal against North Carolina State in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament Friday, March 27, 2015, in Syracuse, N.Y.  (AP Photo/Heather Ainsworth)

Louisville coach Rick Pitino feels good that this team overcame its challenges on offense and inexperience to reach the school’s fifth NCAA regional final in eight years.

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Cincinnati’s Mick Cronin cleared to resume coaching

CINCINNATI (AP) — Bearcats coach Mick Cronin has been cleared to resume coaching after missing most of the season because of a problem with a blood vessel in the back of his head.

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