UMKC coach Richardson rounds out staff
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Missouri-Kansas City basketball coach Kareem Richardson has completed his first coaching staff by hiring Angres Thorpe as associate head coach and Sean Bledsoe and Jason Sautter as assistant coaches.
Connor Hampton was promoted director of basketball operations, while former `Roos star Spencer Johnson was hired to be a graduate assistant.
Richardson, one of Louisville coach Rick Pitino's top assistants, was hired by UMKC in March to replace the fired Matt Brown. He officially announced his staff on Wednesday.
Thorpe has spent the past two seasons as associate head coach at Toledo. Bledsoe has extensive experience running camps and AAU programs, and Sautter joins the program from Seward County (Kan.) Community College.
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