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Villanova Basketball: Wildcats To Hire Raphael Chillious As Assistant

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A new addition to the Villanova Wildcats' men's basketball program is expected to come sometime next week, a source as told CBS Sports' Jeff Goodman who tweeted the information Friday. The beneficiary is expected to be former Washington Huskies assistant Raphael Chillious, who has not officially be named to the job.

Since the Spring of 2009, Chillious has been an assistant for the Huskies with his main responsibilities being incharge of the Washington guards and high school recruiting. The former head coach of South Kent Prep in Conn., has helped the Huskies land top recruiting classes in 2010 and '11.

Chillious is a graduate of Lafayette College ('96) where he served as the team captain of the men's basketball team.

During his high school coaching career, Chillious coached NBA players Josh Boone, Dorrell Wright and Andray Blatche.

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