Dawkins, a standout point guard at Duke who went on to coach eight seasons at Stanford, took over the program in March. Norris, a standout player at Miami who was an assistant coach at USC the past three seasons, was hired by Dawkins a week later. Norris' ties to Baltimore comforted Douglas.
"Myles is a skilled big kid who can do it all," said Holley, Douglas' former coach at Friends. "He plays unselfish, works hard and loves the game. His success was inevitable."