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Former Gophers men’s basketball player Damian Johnson was named the new boys’ baskteball coach at Benilde-St. Margaret’s on Monday.

Johnson coached at North St. Paul for three seasons, going 57-25, including 18-9 this season.

The 33-year-old Louisiana native played for the Gophers from 2006 to 2010 and was a Big Ten all-defensive team selection in 2009. Johnson played professionally through 2016.

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