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Found: CraigsList Want Ad For Oregon Basketball Coaching Vacancy

In case you missed it, the University of Oregon just hired former Creighton head basketball coach Dana Altman (pictured, at right) to assume the same position in Eugene. While Altman is a decent enough guy with an above-average coaching pedigree, he was probably the school’s tenth or eleventh choice for the vacant post previously held by the infamous Ernie Kent.

The Ducks began their well-chronicled search for a strong basketball mind over a month ago when they fired Kent after 13 seasons at the helm. After attempting to lure a plethora of big-name coaches with large sums of money (Mark Few, Tom Izzo, Tubby Smith, Jamie Dixon, just to name a few), the university was forced to adjust their qualifications for the ideal job candidate. We came across their most recent want ad a few days ago on CraigsList. Take a look.

Head Basketball Coach (Eugene, OR)


Date: 2010-04-20, 12:00 PM PDT
Reply to: job-bhpcgs-1712412759@craigslist.org [Errors when replying to ads?]


Semi-prestigious university based in Eugene, Oregon is seeking a head coach for its men’s basketball program.

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