Former Pomona-Pitzer coach Gregg Popovich to coach Team USA basketball

Former Pomona-Pitzer head coach Gregg Popovich will succeed Mike Krzyzewski as coach of the USA men’s basketball team after the 2016 Olympics, according to ESPN.

Popovich, who is currently the head coach of the NBA’s San Antonio Spurs, coached at Pomona-Pitzer for eight seasons during the 1980s.

He led the Sagehens’ to a SCIAC championship in 1986, the first in 68 years.

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