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Mulkey-Robertson guided team to Final Four

3/30/2005 - Baylor Bears

DALLAS -- Baylor coach Kim Mulkey-Robertson is being
rewarded with a new contract for leading the Lady Bears to the
Final Four.
A university source, speaking on condition of anonymity, said
Wednesday that Baylor offered Mulkey-Robertson a new six-year
contract that runs through the 2010-11 season. It was unclear if
the coach had signed the deal, or what the financial terms were.
After Baylor's practice on the Waco campus, Mulkey-Robertson
wouldn't go so far as to confirm the new deal.
"Baylor University has been good to me. ... I plan to be at
Baylor for a long time," said Mulkey-Robertson, who is in her
fifth year with the Lady Bears.
Baylor, the only private university in the Big 12, does not
release contract information about its coaches.
Baylor plays LSU on Sunday night in Indianapolis, the first
Final Four appearance for a team that was coming off a 7-20 season
and had never been to the NCAA tournament when Mulkey-Robertson
took over.
She is 129-38 in five seasons with the Lady Bears (31-3), who
have won 18 straight games heading into the Final Four. They won
their first Big 12 regular season and tournament titles this
season.
The Lady Bears have won at least 21 games in each of the coach's
five seasons and been to the postseason each year. This is their
fourth NCAA tournament, and they made it to the Women's NIT
championship in 2003.
Before coming to Baylor, Mulkey-Robertson spent 19 years as a
player and assistant coach at Louisiana Tech.