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Christen Cunningham, Spike Albrecht join UofL basketball coaching staff

They will join the program as graduate assistants.
Louisville's Christen Cunningham during the first half of a first round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament, in Des Moines, Iowa, Thursday, March 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Some familiar faces are joining the University of Louisville men’s basketball staff.

Former Michigan Wolverine Spike Albrecht, who played in the 2013 National Championship game against the Cards, is joining the program as a graduate assistant.

Albrecht previously helped coach at a Massachusetts prep school.

As a freshman, he dropped 17 first-half points in the title game against the Cards.

Credit: AP
Former Michigan basketball player Spike Albrecht smiles at the media during a timeout against UMass Lowell in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in Ann Arbor, Mich. Michigan defeated UMass Lowell 86-60. (AP Photo/Jose Juarez)

Former Cardinal Christen Cunningham will also join the program in the same role.

Cunningham was a captain in the 2018-2019 season after transferring from Samford.

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