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March 31, 2016

Coach Introduced


Coach introduced Athletic Director Scott Barnes, left, introduced Kevin Stallings as the new head coach of the men’s basketball team March 28. A twotime SEC Coach of the Year, Stallings spent the past 17 seasons at Vanderbilt compiling eight 20-plus win seasons en route to a 332-220 record. His teams advanced to seven NCAA Tournaments, including six in the past 10 years.

He began his head coaching career at Illinois State in 1993. Stallings played basketball at Purdue, where he earned his undergraduate degree in business management and marketing in 1982 and a master’s degree in counseling in 1985.

He is Pitt’s 15th head men’s basketball coach and takes over from Jamie Dixon, who accepted the head coaching job at his alma mater,Texas Christian University.

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