NIU’s men’s basketball team has a new coach. The university announced Saturday that Rashon Burno will take over for interim coach Lamar Chapman, who took over for Mark Montgomery, who was fired January 3rd after 10 years on the job. Burno has been an associate head coach with Arizona State University since 2016. He played college basketball at DePaul University in Chicago, and his first job after graduating was coaching at Marmion Academy in Aurora before jumping to the college ranks. He will be formally introduced at a press conference on Monday, March 8th.

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