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Sources: Pacific offers head gig to Memphis' Damon Stoudamire

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Pacific has offered its head-coaching job to Memphis assistant coach Damon Stoudamire, sources told ESPN.

Stoudamire is likely to accept the job, sources told ESPN.

Stoudamire played in the NBA for four franchises in 13 seasons before switching to the coaching side. He was the director of player development at Rice, then went back to the NBA as an assistant coach for the Memphis Grizzlies. Stoudamire then spent two seasons as an assistant coach at Memphis and two seasons at Arizona before returning to Memphis as an assistant coach under Josh Pastner this past season.

Stoudamire would replace Ron Verlin, who was suspended by the school in December after an NCAA investigation into allegations of academic misconduct. Pacific announced earlier this month that Verlin would not return to the Tigers. Assistant coach Mike Burns was the interim head coach during Verlin's suspension.

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