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Bridgeland hired as Whitman coach

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Associated Press - May 29, 2008 5:25 PM ET

WALLA WALLA, Wash. (AP) - Eric Bridgeland is the new men's basketball coach at Whitman College.

He replaces Skip Molitor, who this spring became an assistant athletic director at Whitman.

Bridgeland, 37, has been an assistant at Pepperdine.

Whitman is a member of the Division III Northwest Conference. Bridgeland coached at Puget Sound, an NWC member, from 2001 through 2006.

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