Hatchell gets four-year contract extension at UNC

Updated: July 25, 2008, 2:58 PM ET
Associated Press

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- North Carolina has given women's basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell a four-year contract extension through 2015.

Hatchell will make an average of $330,000 during the next seven years and receive supplemental income averaging more than $65,000 per year.

She is entering her 23rd season at North Carolina and 34th as a college coach. Hatchell is 16 wins shy of 800 for her career.

She led the Tar Heels to the national championship in 1994. Her team went 33-3 last year and won the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament for the fourth straight season.


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