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LSU assistant coach Cody Toppert coaches against Texas Tech, Saturday, January 28, 2023, at the LSU PMAC in Baton Rouge, La.

LSU men's assistant basketball coach Cody Toppert is leaving to take the head coaching job with the Capital City Go-Go, the G League affiliate of the NBA's Washington Wizards.

The 40-year-old Toppert, who was expected to officially join the Go-Go on Monday, spent one season at LSU after joining Matt McMahon's staff in April 2022.

Toppert came to LSU after serving as an assistant to Memphis coach Penny Hardaway for three seasons.

Before that, he coached three seasons with the G League affiliates of the Houston Rockets and Phoenix Suns. Toppert was an assistant with the Suns in the 2018-19 season.

A former Cornell star, Toppert played in what became the G League back in 2006. He also played professionally overseas for several seasons.

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