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UW Athletic Board approves coaching contract extensions

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 The UW Athletic Board approved contract extensions for three Badgers coaches. Meanwhile, the board elected not to extend three other coaches.

Men's basketball coach Bo Ryan had his five-year deal extended through May 31, 2020. Ryan led the Badgers to back-to-back Final Four appearances.

Mark Johnson also earned an extra year. The women's hockey coach is now locked up through June 30, 2020. Wrestling coach Barry Davis also had one year added. He is under contract through May 31, 2018.

 Men's hockey coach Mike Eaves did not get extended coming off of a 4-26-5 season. Eaves' current contract runs through June 30, 2019. Similarly, women's basketball coach Bobbie Kelsey did not have her contract changed following a 9-20 season. Kelsey is under contract through May 31, 2019. Swimming and diving coach Whitney Hite's three-year contract was maintained through June 14, 2017.

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