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Broadus to take over Binghamton program

VESTAL, N.Y. -- Binghamton University introduced the new
head coach of its men's basketball team on Monday, but Kevin
Broadus couldn't stay long. He's still an assistant at Georgetown,
and the Hoyas are headed to the Final Four.

"I look forward to coming to Binghamton," said Broadus, who
joined the Georgetown staff three years ago. "I believe the
program is untapped with all the support it has. We should be
gunning to win the America East Championship. That's my goal. I've
just fulfilled one goal -- to get to the Final Four -- and we'll
begin to strive for that next goal. I think all the necessary
elements are in place to do that."

After the NCAA Tournament, Broadus will become the second
basketball coach since Binghamton began playing at the Division I
level in 2001. Broadus, 43, replaces Al Walker, who was recently
reassigned to an administrative position within Binghamton's
athletic department.

Broadus has been an assistant coach at five schools over the
past 17 seasons, all in the Washington, D.C. area. He recruited
many of the Georgetown players on this year's Final Four team. The
Hoyas won both the regular-season and postseason Big East titles
before advancing through the first four rounds of the NCAA
Tournament.

Broadus was also an assistant at George Washington for three
years and had stints at American University, the University of the
District of Columbia, and Bowie State, his alma mater.

Binghamton finished the 2006-07 season at 13-16, losing 62-58 to
Boston University in the quarterfinals of the America East
tournament.