Stan­ford names Dawkins new men's hoops coach

The Covington News - - Sports -

STAN­FORD, Calif. — Johnny Dawkins did the whole meet- and- greet thing on Stan­ford’s cam­pus, two days af­ter be­com­ing the Car­di­nal’s new men’s bas­ket­ball coach.

The 44- year- old Dawkins, a long­time as­sis­tant coach at Duke un­der Hall of Fame coach Mike Krzyzewski, was for­mally in­tro­duced by the school. He re­places reign­ing Pac- 10 Coach of the Year Trent John­son, who led Stan­ford to the re­gional semi­fi­nals of the NCAA tour­na­ment for the first time since 2001 be­fore leav­ing to coach LSU.

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