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Report: Mullin to coach St. John's

Former St. John’s star Chris Mullin will return to his alma mater, ESPN reported, citing sources.

CHRIS MULLIN will take over as the head basketball coach at St. John's, multiple sources told ESPN, returning to the Big East school where he starred in the 1980s.

The sources said Mullin, 51, has agreed to coach the Red Storm. He will replace Steve Lavin, who left last week after five seasons.

Mullin was Big East Player of the Year three times and led St. John's into the Final Four in 1985, when Villanova won the national championship.

Mullin was drafted seventh overall by Golden State and played 16 seasons in the NBA. He was a five-time All-Star.


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