ABERDEEN, S.D. - Georgia College & State University men's basketball graduate assistant coach Dan Magrino has been named assistant coach at Northern State University (S.D.), Magrino's alma mater.
He spent one season under GCSU head coach Terry Sellers working primarily with post players, his position for NSU from 2003-2008. Magrino also assisted with the Bobcat recruiting efforts.
"My time working with coach Sellers and coach (Mark) Gainous has taught me a lot about running a successful program," said Magrino. "They've also taught me about player and personal development. I hope to use these lessons to help contribute to successes at my alma mater."
Magrino was on the staff for a 22-7 season in 2008-2009. GCSU made a trip back to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2006 and had its third 20-win season in the past four. The Bobcats lose a trio of seniors including Shaun Keaton (2006-09) who was named All-Peach Belt Conference (PBC) First Team and first team National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC)/NCAA All-Southeast Region in his senior season.
Magrino returns to NSU to work under 37-year coaching veteran Don Meyer. The all-time winningest coach in NCAA men's basketball history, he has tallied 910 career victories.
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