Monday , Mar , 26 , 2007 C.Y. Ellis

North Dakota State elevates Phillips to head coach

Fargo, ND (Sports Network) – North Dakota State has named Saul Phillips its
new men’s basketball coach.

Phillips had spent the past three seasons as an assistant with the Bison and
takes over for Tim Miles, who left last week to fill the vacancy at Colorado

This will mark the first head coaching job for the 34-year-old Phillips, who
also spent time as the director of basketball operations at Wisconsin and was
an assistant coach at Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Lake Superior State.

North Dakota State, playing as an independent, finished the 2006-07 season
with a record of 20-8, including a stunning victory over Marquette.