Deal will run through '06 season

Updated: December 2, 2003, 12:27 PM ET
Associated Press

KENT, Ohio -- Kent State coach Dean Pees received a one-year contract extension Tuesday to remain with the Golden Flashes through the 2006 season.

Kent State won two of its last three games and finished 5-7 overall, 4-4 in the Mid-American Conference.

The victory totals were the program's second best in the past 15 years. In 2001, Kent State was 6-5 overall, 5-3 in the MAC.

Pees has a 17-51 record in six seasons at Kent State.

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