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Report: Campbell to hire Richmond associate head coach Kevin McGeehan

Atlantic 10 Basketball Tournament - First Round - Charlotte v Richmond

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 14: Head coach Chris Mooney of the Richmond Spiders walks off the court after being given a technical foul late in the second half against the Charlotte 49ers during the first round of the Atlantic 10 basketball tournament at Barclays Center on March 14, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Lawrie/Getty Images)

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According to multiple reports, Campbell will hire Richmond associate head coach Kevin McGeehan as its new head coach. The school has yet to announce who its new head coach will be, but there is a release stating that the new hire will be introduced Thursday afternoon.

McGeehan spent eight seasons on Chris Mooney’s staff at Richmond, with the first four being as an assistant before receiving a promotion to associate head coach in 2008.

McGeehan takes over for Robbie Laing, who was relieved of his duties last month after spending ten seasons at the Big South institution. Laing tallied a record of 114 wins and 185 losses, with Campbell going 13-20 (7-9 Big South) in 2012-13.

The Camels ended their season with a 71-57 loss to Gardner-Webb in the quarterfinals of the Big South tournament.

Campbell had just one senior on its 2012-13 roster in 6-4 guard Darren White, who averaged 21.8 points and 7.2 rebounds per game (11 games) before going down for the season with a torn meniscus in his left knee on January 5 against Gardner-Webb.

Remove White from the equation and the Camels are expected to return their top five scorers from a season ago, led by guards Trey Freeman (14.3 ppg, 5.8 apg; second team All-Big South selection) and Darian Hooker (10.2 ppg) and forward Marvelle Harris (8.2 ppg, 6.4 rpg).

Raphielle also writes for the NBE Basketball Report and can be followed on Twitter at @raphiellej.