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Wichita St. hires Winthrop's Marshall

Updated: April 14, 2007, 9:45 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

WICHITA, Kan. -- Wichita State hired Gregg Marshall as its basketball coach Saturday, four weeks after he led Winthrop to a first-round victory over Notre Dame in the NCAA Tournament.

Athletic director Jim Schaus said the school had reached a tentative seven-year agreement with Marshall for $750,000 a year, plus performance incentives. Schaus told reporters Marshall was his first choice to fill the job.

Marshall replaces Mark Turgeon, who left for Texas A&M on Tuesday.

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