D’Antoni is Huntington’s pick

An editorial from The Parthenon

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — It matters no more what happened behind closed doors or what strings were pulled.

When Dan D’Antoni was announced as Marshall University’s new head basketball coach Thursday, Huntington erupted.

“Little Danny,” the scrappy point guard from Wyoming County who once scored 1,000 points for the Herd in the Veterans Memorial Field House, is finally coming home.

Like a prodigal Son of Marshall whose long journey winded through New York and Los Angeles, D’Antoni proclaimed at his hiring press conference Friday he finally had his “dream job.”

After a not-as-long journey with a more concentrated level of twists, the city of Huntington may have found its dream coach…

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