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Update On Pittsburgh's Head Coaching Search

Pitt coach Kevin Stallings reacting to the game.

NEWARK, NJ - DECEMBER 10: Head coach Kevin Stallings of the Pittsburgh Panthers yells to his team against the Penn State Nittany Lions during the second half of a college basketball game at Prudential Center on December 10, 2016 in Newark, New Jersey. Pitt defeated Penn State 81-73. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Pittsburgh is one of the major college basketball programs with a head coaching vacancy. Here's the latest on the Panthers' search.

Rhode Island head coach Dan Hurley is believed to be target No. 1 for the program. An offer has reportedly been made.

Pitt has reportedly offered Hurley a contract worth more than $3 million annually. He's reportedly yet to decide on the offer.

Hurley, arguably the biggest name on the coaching market, is also a candidate at UConn. Some think it's possible he could decide to stay putt, too.

ESPN's Jeff Goodman is now reporting that another name is starting to surface in the search - Washington's Mike Hopkins.

"One name that has started to surface a little bit for Pittsburgh, if Dan Hurley chooses UConn, is Washington’s Mike Hopkins. Strong northeast ties, especially in the prep school ranks. Was Pac-12 COY and was with Syracuse in ACC," Goodman reports.

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This makes sense. Hopkins has only been a head coach for a short amount of time, but many are really high on him.

Stay tuned.