Clemson Gives Brad Brownell New 6-Year Contract

Clemson has rewarded men's basketball coach Brad Brownell for his steady progress with the program.

Brownell and the university have agreed to a new six-year contract, the school announced Friday morning.

Financial terms were not disclosed.

Brownell was hired as Clemson coach in April 2010 and received a six-year contract with an annual salary of $900,000. A year later, he received a raise to $1.2 million annually and a one-year extension through the 2016-17 season.

"I am thrilled to be the head basketball coach at Clemson and take great pride in the many accomplishments of our players on and off the court," Brownell said in a statement. "I look forward to building on the success of this past season and believe there is a great deal of positive momentum within the program."

Through his first four seasons at Clemson, Brownell compiled a record of 74-58. This past season, Clemson earned a 23-13 record and advanced to the semifinals of the National Invitation Tournament. The Tigers produced a 10-win improvement from the previous season, the largest turnaround in school history.

This deal will keep Brownell at Clemson through the 2019-20 season.


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