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Basketball: Ducks find their man at long last, hiring Creighton’s Dana Altman

By Jeff Faraudo
Sunday, April 25th, 2010 at 12:10 am in Basketball.

The Register-Guard in Eugene and the Oregonian are reporting that Creighton”s Dana Altman has been hired as Oregon basketball coach.

Altman is 327-176 in 16 seasons at Creighton, and his teams have earned 13 consecutive postseason berths.

Here is the Register-Guard’s story on what kind of team fans can expect from Altman, and the Oregonian’s story on the hiring, which reportedly comes with a seven-year deal worth nearly $2 million per. Here’s a timeline on Oregon’s 37-day coaching search.

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  • The Wisdom Cow

    Jeff, anything on the Cal bball recruiting front?