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SU Basketball Coaching News 3.20.17

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Shocking news from Coach Hopkins over the last 24 hours. Video: SU Basketball Coaching News 3.20.17
Shocking news from Coach Hopkins over the last 24 hours. Mon, 20 Mar 2017 14:01:13 +0000 SU Basketball Coaching News 3.20.17 Shocking news from Coach Hopkins over the last 24 hours. WSYR ABC 9 Syracuse stay on you too long. >> sistina: all people are talking about. >> tenesha: mike hopkins assistant coach su, is now a head coach at washington university. >> sistina: mike boeheim now has a contract even though he was going to retire. >> tenesha: we wants to welcome in form former snirnt at coach rob murphy. >> good to see you. >> tenesha: what's going on first, chicken or the egg? did coach hopkins get the job, or did coach baix g.e. get the e extension? >> i think coach hopkins got the contract. the opportunity came at washington to go back to the west coast where his family is from, he's from. he didn't have to wait another year. it was very important that coach hopkins he would always want his dad to experience him as a head coach as his parents continue to get older. this opportunity presented himself, my understanding his dad was a graduate of washington as well. he becomes a head coach quicker. >> sistina: what i want to know in terms of coach hopkins was known as a very good recruiter, part of the su family, assistant coach, how will that affect the team going forward and how difficult will it be for them to replace him? >> you'll never find another coach hopkins. he's been here close to 30 years. whoever replaces hop for the most part will be able to recruit because you are selling coach boeheim, a great thing. his energy his relationships that everyone will miss because he was a tremendous guy. >> tenesha: coach boeheim is 72 years old, extended his contract. the university has extended his contract. how much longer do you think he can really coach? >> i think coach can go at least another ten years. >> tenesha: get outta here! >> he has so much energy. he stays young because of the kids. he has a great mind. i think it's great for syracuse basketball, all of division 1 basketball be. he's one of the mainstays here. all the division 1 coaches. somebody who has i think a lot of coaching left. >> tenesha: a lot of on twitter yesterday, we were seeing some things about coach murphy coming back to take over hop's spot. >> no no. >> tenesha: what is that about? i want to know. >> no, no, i'm very appreciative of the relationships i've built here, the opportunity coach boeheim gave me. but i'm a head coach and enjoying what i'm doing at eastern michigan university. i wish the university well. acting swiftly to put him in position to have an extension is great for again the program, on the part of the student athletes and upcoming recruits as well, gives the program stability so i think it's great. >> sistina: coach i know you are one of the few outsiders that were part of the su men's basketball team. i hate to call you an outsider but you were part of the su family you get what i'm trying to say? >> that's overrated you are selling a hall of fame coach. not be a syracuse player but a really effective player under coach boeheim. while we were here we made a huge impact and i think that's the most important thing. >> sistina: coach murphy,

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