NCAA Basketball

Crean completes Georgia coaching staff, hires 3rd assistant

By The Associated Press

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) Georgia coach Tom Crean has completed his staff, hiring Amir Abdur-Rahim as his third assistant.

Abdur-Rahim spent the last four seasons at Texas A&M and has worked at the College of Charleston, Georgia Tech and Murray State.

Abdur-Rahim, who grew up in Marietta, Georgia, and is the brother of former NBA standout Shareef Abdur-Rahim, joins Chad Dollar and Joe Scott on Crean's staff.

"His ability to recruit is shown in his energy, dogged determination and relationship building," Crean said in a statement. "His knowledge of SEC and ability to work with our big men will provide immediate help."

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Updated May 18, 2018

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