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Brown promotes assistant Agel to fill head-coaching vacancy

Updated: June 9, 2008, 9:03 PM ET
Associated Press

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Brown University didn't look far for its new men's basketball coach.

The Ivy League school announced Monday that it has selected assistant coach Jesse Agel to replace Craig Robinson, the brother-in-law of Barack Obama who left after two seasons to take the head coaching job at Oregon State.

Agel was Robinson's assistant for two seasons. Before coming to Brown, the 46-year-old was an assistant at Vermont for 17 years.

He inherits a Brown team that won a school-record ...

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