On heels of NCAA run, Davidson rewards McKillop with three-year extension
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Davidson basketball coach Bob McKillop has agreed to a multiyear contract extension, three months after the Wildcats' surprising NCAA tournament run. When McKillop signed a contract extension a year ago, there was no announcement, no news conference, no publicity. On Saturday, a conference room was crammed with television cameras and reporters as Davidson announced the three-year extension, one that will keep McKillop at the tiny liberal arts school through at least the 2015-16 season.
Coming within a missed 3-pointer of the Final Four sure changes a coach's public profile.
"I couldn't be more at peace in terms of where I am personally in my journey," McKillop said. "In terms of where I am for my family, in terms of where I am with my job, my friends, our players, our program, I'm really at peace. I think there's a grasp, an understanding of the system, the program."
McKillop is 340-225 in 19 seasons at Davidson.
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