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Kevin Ollie Signs New 5-Year Deal With UConn

Kevin Ollie Signs New 5-Year Deal With UConn

Kevin Ollie has maintained all along that his heart was at UConn. Now he has a new five-year contract to remain as coach of the Huskies.

"Thank you, God, for opening up so many doors, for me to be working in Storrs," Ollie tweeted just after 2 p.m. Thursday. "Make today matter!! UConn Love …"

Ollie's base salary is $400,000 a year. With added compensation for speaking engagements and media fees, he will make $2.8 million in the first year, then $2.9 million, $3 million, $3.1 million and $3.2 million. In addition, he will earn a $200,000 retention fee each year, so if he stays for the length of the contract, he is guaranteed $16 million, plus...

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