MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) -- The second rookie coach in Kansas State
history to lead his team to the NCAA basketball tournament has a
new five-year contract. Frank Martin signed off today on a deal
that will keep him with the Wildcats through the 2011-12 season.
Martin will get a base salary of $180,000 with a total
compensation package of $760,000. It includes TV, radio and
Internet appearances, shoe and apparel sponsorships, and other
services. The contract is retroactive to the 2007-2008 season.
Martin got the K-State job last summer when Bob Huggins left the
school after one season to coach at West Virginia.
Kansas State went 21-and-12 under Martin. The Wildcats beat
Southern California in the first round for their first NCAA
tournament victory in 20 years, then lost to Wisconsin in the
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