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John O'keefe
February 03, 2003
Here are five assistants—slightly older than Josh Pastner—who are on track for Division I head-coaching jobs soon.
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February 03, 2003

Ready For Their Close-ups

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Here are five assistants—slightly older than Josh Pastner—who are on track for Division I head-coaching jobs soon.

Coach, Team, Age

Johnny Dawkins, Duke, 39
Former Blue Devils great and NBA vet will be the next from Coach K's stable to land a job.

Dave Dickerson, Maryland, 35
Terps' recruiting has improved markedly since he joined Gary Williams's staff six years ago.

Anthony Grant, Florida, 35
Has been a successful assistant under Billy Donovan for nine years, including two at Marshall.

Brian Gregory, Michigan State, 36
He'll soon follow former Spartans assistant Stan Heath, now running Arkansas, to a top job.

Mike Hopkins, Syracuse, 33
Fifth-year assistant and former Orangemen captain still likes to suit up and practice with his charges.

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