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FAMU hires Byron Samuels

Updated: June 16, 2014, 4:18 PM ET
Associated Press

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Florida A&M has hired Byron Samuels as its next men's basketball coach.

Samuels, 50, takes over a program that went 14-18 last season and hasn't had a winning record since 2006-07. The team is also serving a one-year postseason ban from the NCAA due to poor academic progress numbers. The Rattlers are not eligible to win the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference regular-season championship in 2014-15.

Samuels is replacing Clemon Johnson, who new athletic director Kellen ...

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