Russell Springmann promoted to head coach at Oral Roberts

Oral Roberts assistant Russell Springmann has been elevated to head coach, the school announced on Wednesday. Springmann has been working on Paul Mills‘ staff for the last four seasons, and now replaces Mills after is departure to Wichita State.

Springmann previously worked for 17 seasons at Texas, where he played a key role in recruiting star players like Kevin Durant and T.J. Ford, among many others. He later recruited ORU star Max Abmas, who was a two-time Summit League POY and became a national star during the Eagles’ 2021 Sweet Sixteen run.

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