|Mississippi's Kennedy given raise, extension|
|Written by Admin|
|Friday, 12 April 2013 13:48|
The school said Friday that Kennedy's contract has been extended through the 2017 season and will pay him a base salary of $1.8 million annually, which is a raise of $500,000 per year. The school also says the contract includes incentives for Southeastern Conference regular-season and NCAA postseason success and a 40 percent increase in the budget for his assistant coaches and support staff.
Ole Miss tied a school record with 27 wins this season and advanced to the third round of the NCAA tournament before losing to LaSalle.
The 45-year-old Kennedy is 152-87 in seven seasons with the Rebels.