Brother Rice selected one of its own to lead its storied basketball program.
Rick Harrigan, one of the most decorated players in Crusader history, was named coach on Friday.
A 2002 graduate, he succeeds Pat Richardson, who resigned after the season.
“It’s a thrill of a lifetime,” said Harrigan, 29. “To be able to comeback to a place that’s meant so much to me is an incredible feeling. I can’t wait to get started.”