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Miami head coach Frank Haith reacts in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game a in Greensboro, N.C., Thursday, March 10, 2011.  Haith has agreed in principle to take over as coach at Missouri, leaving the Miami basketball program after seven seasons, a person with knowledge of the negotiations told The Associated Press late Sunday night, April 3, 2011.  (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
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Miami head coach Frank Haith reacts in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game a in Greensboro, N.C., Thursday, March 10, 2011. Haith has agreed in principle to take over as coach at Missouri, leaving the Miami basketball program after seven seasons, a person with knowledge of the negotiations told The Associated Press late Sunday night, April 3, 2011. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

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