Kentucky head coach Mark Stoops has been given a raise and contraction extension.
Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports
Kentucky head coach Mark Stoops has been awarded with a raise and extension that will take him through the 2019 season and pay him an average salary of more than $3.6 million per year. Per ESPN:

"I want to show my commitment," Stoops said Friday. "If you know anything about myself, about my family, past history, whether it be with my brothers and different people. loyalty's a pretty big thing with us, and I certainly feel the loyalty to this program, to our players and all the people that have been so involved and helped us get to where we're at and where we're going."

Effective Nov. 1, Stoops will earn a pro-rated sum of $3 million for this season, and that figure will increase by $250,000 each season through 2019. He will earn $3.25 million in 2015, $3.5 million in 2016, $3.75 million in 2017, $4 million in 2018 and $4.25 million in 2019.
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