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Matt Doherty was hired as Florida Atlantic's basketball coach, starting over two years after he resigned from North Carolina. Doherty, a former national coach of the year, replaces Sidney Green, who was fired last month after three consecutive losing seasons.

Hall of Famer Clarence "Big House" Gaines, one of college basketball's winningest coaches during his 47 seasons, died Monday at age 81. Gaines retired in 1993 after 47 seasons at NCAA Division II Winston-Salem State.