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Sources: Georgia Tech reaches out to Jeff Capel, Jay Larranaga

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Georgia Tech has reached out to both Duke assistant coach Jeff Capel and Boston Celtics assistant Jay Larranaga but remains in the initial stages of the search to replace Brian Gregory, multiple sources told ESPN on Tuesday.

Capel has yet to be interviewed by Georgia Tech athletic director Mike Bobinski, sources told ESPN.

A source with knowledge of the situation told ESPN's Andy Katz that there is mutual interest between Capel and the Yellow Jackets, as well as between Capel and Vanderbilt, which is looking to replace Kevin Stallings, who left this week for the Pittsburgh job.

Capel, 41, has been on Mike Krzyzewski's staff since 2011, after he was fired by Oklahoma. Capel was 83-69 in five seasons as the head coach of the Sooners and took a Blake Griffin-led OU team to the Elite Eight in 2009. Capel was also the coach at VCU for four seasons, where he was 79-41.

Larranaga is the son of Miami coach Jim Larranaga. He has been with the Celtics since 2012.

Gregory was fired last week after going 67-86 in five seasons with the Yellow Jackets.