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Dixon agrees to extension to stay at Pittsburgh

Updated: March 25, 2006, 7:19 PM ET
Associated Press

Jamie Dixon is staying as Pitt's basketball coach, agreeing Saturday to a contract extension after Arizona State and Missouri approached him following the Panthers' elimination from the NCAA Tournament last weekend.

Dixon, one of the Big East's lower-paid coaches during his first three seasons, will move closer to being one of the conference's higher-paid coaches. He previously made between $500,000 and $600,000 a season in salary under a contract that ran through 2010. The new deal ...

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