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O'Neill replaces Floyd as Trojans coach

Updated: June 21, 2009, 11:32 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

Kevin O'Neill, whose departure from Arizona made headlines in 2008, returned to college basketball with the announcement that he has been hired as USC's men's basketball coach following the resignation of former coach Tim Floyd.

O'Neill told ESPN.com's Andy Katz on Saturday afternoon that he interviewed for the job Friday morning in Los Angeles and accepted the offer Friday night. O'Neill said he dealt with no one but USC athletic director Mike Garrett.

"I'm really excited," ...

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