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In this March 17, 2011, photo, Penn State coach Ed DeChellis walks with his players during a West Regional NCAA college basketball tournament game in Tucson, Ariz. DeChellis, who led Penn State to the NCAA tournament this year, has resigned to take the vacant job at Navy, according to a person in the Penn State athletic department familiar with the situation. The person spoke to The Associated Press on Monday, May 23, 2011, on condition of anonymity because DeChellis' resignation has not been publicly announced by the university. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
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In this March 17, 2011, photo, Penn State coach Ed DeChellis walks with his players during a West Regional NCAA college basketball tournament game in Tucson, Ariz. DeChellis, who led Penn State to the NCAA tournament this year, has resigned to take the vacant job at Navy, according to a person in the Penn State athletic department familiar with the situation. The person spoke to The Associated Press on Monday, May 23, 2011, on condition of anonymity because DeChellis' resignation has not been publicly announced by the university. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

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