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Wednesday / May 18.
  • St. Francis Announces Braica as Coach (UPDATED)

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    **UPDATE: As first reported here Tuesday morning, Glenn Braica is the new coach at St. Francis College in Brooklyn. He signed a multi-year deal Tuesday and will be introduced Thursday at an 11:30 press conference. Here’s the release.**

    St. Francis of Brooklyn is on the brink of announcing its next coach and multiple sources said former St. John’s assistant Glenn Braica is the leading candidate.

    “We should be announcing in the next couple days. It could be as early as today [Tuesday]. It could be tomorrow [Wednesday],” a university source said.

    Braica was at St. John’s from 2004-10 under former coach Norm Roberts, who was fired last month after six seasons.

    Before that he was the Associate Head Coach at St. Francis from 2000-01 to 2003-04. At St. Francis, Braica also served as the recruiting coordinator and was instrumental in on-court coaching, scouting, individual workouts, preseason and postseason conditioning, film exchange and the monitoring of each player’s academic progress.

    (Photo courtesy St. John’s Athletics)

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    Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle. A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.