NU could move quickly to hire Collins

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Chris Collins’ interview with Northwestern officials went so well Monday, the school might move to hire the Duke associate head coach this week even with the Blue Devils in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament.

A source told the Tribune that it’s “not outside the realm of possibility” that Northwestern would announce Collins’ hiring before Duke’s next game, which is Friday against Michigan State.

An industry analyst said he believed it would be a smart way for Northwestern to generate added exposure.

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