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Keno Davis lands Central Michigan job

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DES MOINES (KWWL) -

Central Michigan has hired former Drake head coach Keno Davis as the school's head men's basketball coach.

Davis, 40, will be formally introduced at a 1 p.m. news conference Tuesday. He is expected to sign a five-year deal with the Mid-American Conference school. 

Davis was named the 2008 National Coach of the Year by six organizations, including the Associated Press, the U.S. Basketball Writers Association and The Sporting News, after leading Drake to a 28-5 record and the NCAA Tournament in 2007-08. Through one season at Drake and three at Providence he has compiled a 74-55 (.574) record and made two postseason appearances. 

Davis was fired by Providence after the 2010-11 season. He spent 2011-12 season working for the Big Ten Network.

Keno's father is former Hawkeye Head Coach Dr. Tom Davis.

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