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Column: College sports deserve diverse leadership

New head basketball coach Jeff Capel speaks at the Petersen Events Center Wednesday. (Photo by Mackenzie Rodrigues | Contributing Editor)

By Jordan Mondell | Assistant Sports Editor

April 1, 2018

Not only is Pitt’s new men’s basketball head coach Jeff Capel a star recruiter and successful tournament coach, he brings something to Pitt that the program has never seen before. Diversity. Specifically, Capel — a black man — is the first-ever head coach of any minority status to oversee ...

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