LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mick Cronin has been rewarded for UCLA’s gruesome escape to the Ultimate Four with a two-year contract extension.
Athletic director Martin Jarmond presented Thursday that the deal worth a assured $4 million per year runs throughout the 2026-27 season.
Cronin has compiled a 41-22 narrative in his first two seasons. The group’s Ultimate Four look within the NCAA Tournament used to be its first since 2008.
“In much less than two years in Westwood, through seasons disrupted by a global pandemic, Mick has led UCLA Men’s Basketball assist to its rightful field among the nation’s elite,” Jarmond acknowledged. “This extension represents the soundness and commitment wanted to fabricate the prolonged-term vision that Mick and I part. The prolonged escape is shining.”
The Bruins were 22-10 this season. They performed fourth within the Pac-12, losing their remaining four video games ahead of landing within the NCAA Tournament as a First Four group. They beat Michigan State ahead of defeating BYU, Abilene Christian, No. 2 seed Alabama and high-seeded Michigan. UCLA lost to high-seeded Gonzaga within the national semifinals.
“I appreciate being at UCLA,” Cronin acknowledged. “The commitment from our gamers precise throughout the last two seasons has been rewarding, especially as we now have handled some outlandish challenges at some stage in a global pandemic.”
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