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Cronin to replace Anderson

4/5/2003

MURRAY, Ky. -- Louisville assistant Mick Cronin was hired as
basketball coach at Murray State on Saturday.

Cronin, the top assistant to Louisville's Rick Pitino the last
two seasons, succeeds Tevester Anderson, who retired March 23 after
five seasons.

Cronin joined the staff at Louisville in April 2001, after
serving as an assistant at Cincinnati for five seasons under Bob
Huggins.

Murray State went 17-12 last season and lost in the semifinals
of the Ohio Valley Conference tournament.

No details of Cronin's contract were released.