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Fairfield coach Joe Frager to retire after this season

Frager cited health reasons in announcing his retirement. He enters the season with a career record of 429-267, including 240-184 at Fairfield.
Credit: AP
Fairfield coach Joe Frager watches his team during the second half of their 93-40 loss to Connecticut in an NCAA college basketball game in Storrs, Conn., on Thursday, Dec. 29, 2011. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)

FAIRFIELD, Conn. — Fairfield women’s basketball coach Joe Frager says he will retire after this season, his 24th in college basketball and 15th at Fairfield.

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Frager cited health reasons in announcing his retirement. He enters the season with a career record of 429-267, including 240-184 at Fairfield.

He was 189-83 in nine seasons at Southern Connecticut and was named the Division II national coach of the year in 2007.

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Fairfield finished 11-5 last season and will open this season on Nov. 9 at home against Brown.

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