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Greg Paulus Reportedly Lands New College Basketball Coaching Job

Greg Paulus on the sideline.

CHAMPAIGN, IL - FEBRUARY 15: Assistant coach Greg Paulus of the Ohio State Buckeyes looks on during the game against the Illinois Fighting Illini at State Farm Center on February 15, 2014 in Champaign, Illinois. Ohio State won 48-39. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

New head coach Pat Beilein is rounding out his staff at Niagara and is reportedly set to add former Duke standout Greg Paulus to his staff.

According to a report from college basketball insider Jeff Goodman, Paulus is set to join Beilein as an assistant coach.

Beilein, the son of Michigan head coach John Beilein, is entering his first season as the Niagara head coach. He led Division II Le Moyne to three NCAA tournament appearances - including a run to the Elite Eight in 2017-18.

Now he gets an experienced assistant coach to help him build Niagara's program.

Paulus had stints at Ohio State, George Washington and Louisville. He kicked off his career as an assistant coach at Navy after a prolific collegiate career.

The former Blue Devil was a standout high school athlete. After receiving offers to play football at the University of Miami and Notre Dame, he attended Duke, where he starred on the basketball court.

After four seasons with the Blue Devils, Paulus took his football talents to Syracuse where he quarterbacked the team for the 2009 season. He failed to make an NFL roster and turned to coaching.

Now it looks like he's ready to help Beilein lead the Purple Eagles to their first NCAA tournament appearance since 2007.