7-year deal for Nebraska’s Miles

The Nebraska Athletic Department announced Friday that Head Men’s Basketball Coach Tim Miles has signed a seven-year contract to be the Huskers’ coach.

The contract runs through March 31, 2019, and will pay Miles $1.4 million in its first year.

Miles was hired to lead the Nebraska basketball program on March 24. He came to Lincoln after five seasons as the head coach at Colorado State. In 2011-12, Miles led the Rams to 20 wins and their first NCAA Tournament appearance in nine seasons. Miles has 17 seasons overall of collegiate head coaching experience.

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