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Marquette assistant Mark Phelps to leave for same role at Arizona

Phelps will be replacing former Arizona assistant, Damon Stoudamire, who left the school for Memphis on Monday.

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There will be an opening on Steve Wojciechowski's coaching staff, it seems.

Jason Scheer of, an Arizona Wildcats site, tweeted that Marquette assistant Mark Phelps would be joining Arizona's staff as an assistant coach, replacing Damon Stoudamire who left Arizona for Memphis on Monday.

Phelps came to Marquette last year as part of Wojciechowski's inaugural coaching staff. Prior to coming to Marquette, Phelps was an assistant at Missouri under Frank Haith alongside current DePaul head coach Dave Leitao.

Phelps also has experience at the head coaching level, having coached Drake University from 2008-2013. He compiled a 77-86 record in his time at Drake.

UPDATE (5/26): It's official. Steve Wojciechowski has confirmed Phelps will be moving on from the program.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Extremely grateful for all <a href="">@CoachMarkPhelps</a> did to help lay our <a href="">#mubb</a> foundation. Best of luck as he pursues a tremendous opportunity.</p>&mdash; Steve Wojciechowski (@steve_wojo) <a href="">May 26, 2015</a></blockquote>

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