University Arkansas assistant basketball coaches receive pay increases

According to, University of Arkansas assistant basketball coaches Melvin Watkins, T.J. Cleveland, and Scotty Thurman have all received pay increases for the 2018-19 season. The report, which was obtained from a freedom of information act request, lists the increases (and salaries) as following:

Melvin Watkins: increase of $8,000 to $391,635

T.J. Cleveland: increase of $44,000 to $250,838

Scotty Thurman: increase of $25,000 to $200,938

Currently, head coach Mike Anderson makes $2,550,000 and is under contract through the 2021-22 season.

The full report from WholeHogSports can be found HERE.

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