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Top 10 coaching candidates to replace Dan Hurley with UConn Huskies

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The Los Angeles Lakers shockingly are on the verge of hiring Dan Hurley away from the UConn Huskies to be the new head coach in LA. The move comes out of nowhere, especially after Hurley led the Huskies to back-to-back NCAA Championships, and now UConn has to replace Donovan Clingan and Stephon Castle’s production while trying to find a new head coach.

It’s a tall task, but here are ten coaching candidates who may be in line to replace Hurley at UConn.

Luke Murray

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Kimani Young

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JJ Redick

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Eric Musselman

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Bruce Pearl

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Nate Oats

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Sean Miller

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Scott Drew

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T.J. Otzelberger

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Rick Pitino

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