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Ohio hires NDSU's Saul Phillips

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North Dakota State coach Saul Phillips will be the next coach at Ohio. (USATSI)

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North Dakota State's Saul Phillips has reached an agreement in principle to become the next head coach at Ohio, a source told on Saturday.

The school subsequently confirmed the news on Twitter.

Phillips just completed his seventh season at NDSU, where he led the Bison to two NCAA Tournaments and a trip to the Round of 32 with a victory over Oklahoma last month. He's replacing Jim Christian, who left last week to be the next head coach at Boston College.

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