REPORT: La Salle set to hire Dunphy

Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing)

According to a report from Mike Jensen, La Salle is expected to name Fran Dunphy as their new head basketball coach. mentioned Dunphy as a serious contender here back on 3/29 (DAILY DIRT).

Dunphy, a Philadelphia native, has previously served as the head coach at Temple (2006-19) and Penn (1989-2006). He has 580 career wins, and won 4 Coach of the Year awards (2 in the Ivy, 2 in the AAC). Dunphy also captured 10 Ivy League regular season titles, and three A-10 championships.

He is no stranger to La Salle – he served two stints as an assistant there. The first from 1979-1980, and the next from 1985-88.

Dunphy would replace Ashley Howard who was released on March 21st after four seasons with the Explorers.

More on this when it becomes official.

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