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Donlon’s father Bill Sr. was an assistant coach at Northwestern from 1987-94.
“This was not a professional move,” Donlon told MLive.com. “Guys make moves to put themselves in position to be a head coach. None of that was the case here. I would not have left for any other program.”
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During his one season at Michigan, Donlon helped the Wolverines win the Big 10 Tournament championship.