Bears Extend Basketball Coaches Contracts

By Megan Rice | mrice@kolr10.com

Published 04/04 2014 09:38PM

Updated 04/04 2014 09:55PM

SPRINGFIELD, Mo--A couple of weeks into the Bears basketball off season and both the men's and women's head coaches recieved contract extensions.

Men's coach Paul Lusk is guaranteed a five year contract extension through March of 2019. His salary will increase $50,000 to be roughly $305,000 dollars annually. Lusk led the Bears to 20 wins and a CIT bid this season.

And on the women's side Lady Bear's head coach Kellie Harper contract is guaranteed five year extension through April 2019. Her base salary increased by $15,000  to $160,000 annually. The Lady Bears had some tough injuries this season but finished 14-17 overall.

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