EMMITSBURG, Md. (AP) — Mount St. Mary’s University is introducing Jamion Christian as its new men’s basketball coach.

Christian spoke at a news conference Tuesday at the campus in Emmitsburg.

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He is a 2004 graduate of the Mount, and a former team captain.

Prior to returning to his alma mater, Christian was on the men’s basketball staff at Emory & Henry College, Bucknell University, the College of William and Mary and Virginia Commonwealth University.

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As an assistant coach at Virginia Commonwealth, he helped guide the Rams this season to the third round of the NCAA Tournament.

Christian succeeds Robert Burke, who resigned March 5.

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