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Penn State Names former Duquesne Coach Jim Ferry Interim Head Coach



Former Duquesne head coach Jim Ferry will be the interim head coach at Penn State, the school announced on Wednesday after head coach Patrick Chambers resigned.

Ferry was the coach at Duquesne from 2012-17 and amassed a 60-97 record, including a 17-17 season in 2015-16 and a CBI berth. He was fired in 2017

He immediately became an assistant at Penn State and has been there ever since, helping to land guard DJ Gordon from First Love Christian Academy in Washington, Pa.

Before his time at Duquesne, Ferry was a head coach at Long Island, Division-II Adephi (N.Y.) and Division-III Plymouth (N.H.) State. He was an assistant at Bentley and Kenne (N.H.) State, his alma mater.

Nittany Sports Now has more on the resignation of Chambers:

PSU men’s basketball coach Patrick Chambers resigns

Sandy Schall, Coldwell Banker
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