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Ford took Colonels to NCAA tourney

Originally Published: March 6, 2005
By Andy Katz | ESPN.com

UMass is expected to name Eastern Kentucky coach Travis Ford as the new Minutemen basketball coach Thursday.

This season, the 35-year-old Ford led Eastern Kentucky to a school-record 22 wins and its first NCAA tournament appearance since 1979. The Colonels lost to second-seeded Kentucky in the first round of the Austin Regional in Indianapolis.

Ford began his playing career at Missouri in 1989,and finished it playing for UMass alum Rick Pitino at Kentucky in 1994.

Ford would ...

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