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Jeff Capel completes his coaching staff at Pitt with Milan Brown hire

Three weeks after his own hiring, Jeff Capel has completed his staff at Pittsburgh. Capel has added Charleston assistant coach Milan Brown as his third and final assistant.

Brown, who played college basketball at Howard, joins Jason Capel and Tim O’Toole as the program’s three assistant coaches.

A product of the 757 in Virginia, Brown has 12 years of head coaching experience at the Division I level to his name, too. Brown was the head coach of Mount St. Mary’s for seven seasons — winning 95 games, and taking the team to the 2008 NCAA Tournament. (The Mountaineers lost in the first round to No. 1 seed North Carolina 113-74.)

After that, Brown was the head coach at Holy Cross for five additional seasons; in that stretch, the Crusaders went 69-83.

As Mike Wilson at Cardiac Hill notes, Brown is an experienced recruiter with ties to the Mid-Atlantic region. Jeff Capel plans to prioritize the East Coast for recruiting.

 

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