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Audio: Search for new coach heats up

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Mar 7, 2014 at 10:41 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) St. Cloud State University's search for a new head men's basketball coach is about to heat up.

SCSU Athletic Director Heather Weems tells KNSI News phone interviews with candidates will begin next week. She says that will be followed by on-campus interviews with three to four finalists.

She says the goal remains to announce a new head coach in late March or early April.

SCSU is looking for a replacment for longtime head coach Kevin Schlagel, who announed this season would be his last on the Huskies bench. The Rush City native has been the head coach since 1997, compiling an overall record of 341 wins and 157 losses. Schlagel was named head coach in 1997. He was an assistant coach for 18 years before that.

Heather Weems talks about the SCSU men's basketball coaching search

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