Caputo also Rumored as Candidate

Posted In News - By Chris Metsala On Wednesday, March 18th, 2015 With 0 Comments


caputoAccording to the Palm Beach Post, Former G Mas assistant Chris Caputo now mentioned to be in contention for the position vacated by Paul Hewitt, as speculated by, well, everyone.

In regards to Jay Larranaga being a target for the Head Coaching position, reports out of Boston indicate that Mason officials had not contacted him as of Tuesday.

Caputo, who has been rumored to be taking jobs at Maryland and UNC-Wilmington in recent seasons, is widely considered to be a strong candidate to earn his first head coaching position.

Caputo, who graduated from Larranaga’s alma mater Bronx (N.Y.) Archbishop Molloy, has worked under Larranaga in each of his 10 seasons as a college assistant. He was his video coordinator at George Mason for three years before he became a coach. His primary duties at UM involve recruiting – he is known for having strong ties to the talent-rich Washington, D.C. and Baltimore areas – and scouting the opposition.

Through a UM spokesperson, Caputo declined to comment on his interest in the George Mason job.

Read more at the Palm Beach Post

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About - Chris Metsala is a George Mason alumnus and was one of the founders of the original masonhoops.com site in 1998, which later became CAAZone.com. Chris has attended almost every home game and CAA Tournament from the Ernie Nestor years to present, and covered the team during the 2006 Final Four run. He currently lives in Northern Virginia.

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