Arizona hires New Orleans head coach as assistant

BY foxsports • May 19, 2011

Arizona has hired University of New Orleans head basketball coach Joe Pasternack as an assistant coach.

The move was announced Thursday by Wildcats coach Sean Miller.

The 34-year-old Pasternack is leaving a Privateers program that is being demoted from Division I to Division II next season.

He was hired by New Orleans in July 2007 and led the school to a 19-win season in 2007-08.

Pasternack was an administrator and assistant coach at the University of California from 2000-07.

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