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Charleston’s Pat Kelsey has accepted the head coaching job at Louisville, replacing Kenny Payne.

Kelsey, with a 261-122 record and four NCAA Tournament appearances, is set to be officially announced tomorrow.

He was not the Cardinals’ first choice, but emerged as the top candidate after a tumultuous coaching search.

Kelsey is part of the Chris Mack and Dino Gaudio coaching trees, adding an interesting twist to the Louisville program’s history.

College basketball experts are praising the hire, setting the stage for an intriguing rivalry with Kentucky.

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