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ODU will hire former star guard Mike Jones as its new men’s basketball coach, sources say

Posted on AllSides February 29th, 2024
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NORFOLK — Old Dominion is turning to its past to straighten out its future. Mike Jones, a former ODU guard who has coached as an assistant most recently at Maryland, will be named the Monarchs’ next men’s basketball coach, sources with knowledge of the situation confirmed Thursday. Jones, who starred at ODU from 1991-95, replaces Jeff Jones, who retired this week after a 41-year career. The two men are not related. Mike Jones was an associate head coach at Virginia Tech from 2021-23 before accepting a job as an assistant...

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