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UMBC men's basketball coach Ryan Odom gets huge raise in new contract

UMBC men's basketball coach Ryan Odom gets huge raise in new contract

After overseeing the UMBC men’s basketball team’s historic turnaround, culminating with a stunning NCAA tournament upset last season, Retrievers coach Ryan Odom will make nearly double his previous salary under his new contract, according to a copy of the document obtained through a public-records request.

The revised deal will pay Odom, 43, a base annual salary of $425,000 through 2023. Odom, who was hired in March 2016, was due $225,000 in 2017, according to a copy of his previous contract also obtained in a public-records request.

Under his new deal, Odom will be owed an additional $75,000 for school alumni, fundraising and media...

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