Emmitsburg, MD -- Mount St. Mary's University introduced Jamion Christian as its new head men's basketball coach at a press conference on campus on Tuesday.
A 2004 graduate of the Mount, Christian became the 21st head coach in the history of the program. Prior to returning to his alma mater, Christian also worked on the men's basketball staff at Emory & Henry, Bucknell, William & Mary and Virginia Commonwealth. Christian, 29, was an assistant coach at Virginia Commonwealth this season, helping guide the Rams to the Third Round of the 2012 NCAA Tournament. VCU won the Colonial Athletic Association Tournament title and finished with a school-record 29 wins this year.
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The Jamion Christian Press Conference
Q&A with new head men's basketball head coach Jamion Christian
Thoughts on new head men's basketball coach Jamion Christian from Jason Epps (Mount grad and former teammate of Christian), sophomores Josh Castellanos and Julian Norfleet, Director of Athletics Lynne Robinson, Milan Brown (former Mount head coach when Christian was a player) and legendary head coach Jim Phelan (former Mount head coach when Christian was a player).