Report: Miami coach Jim Larrañaga agrees to 2-year contract extension
Miami coach Jim Larrañaga has agreed to a two-year contract extension, according to a report.
That’s per college basketball insider Jeff Borzello, who notes that Larrañaga will be with the Hurricanes through the 2025-26 season.
Jim Larranaga and Miami have agreed on a two-year contract extension that will keep him with the Hurricanes through the 2025-26 season, sources told ESPN. He became the winningest coach in program history earlier this month and has the Hurricanes poised for the NCAA tournament.
— Jeff Borzello (@jeffborzello) March 9, 2022
Larrañaga has been Miami’s coach since the 2011-12 season. He’s expected to lead the Hurricanes to their fifth NCAA Tournament appearance this year. No other Miami coach has more than three trips to the Big Dance.
Earlier this season, Larrañaga became the winningest head coach in program history. He now has 222 career wins with the Hurricanes.
Miami is projected to be roughly a No. 10 seed in the NCAA Tournament. The Hurricanes are 4-1 against Quad 1 opposition this season.
Miami hasn’t made the NCAA Tournament since the 2017-18 campaign. It hasn’t won a game in the Big Dance since 2015-16.
Kameron McGusty was named first-team All-ACC on Monday for his efforts this season. He averaged 17.5 points per game this year.
Miami is the No. 4 seed in the ACC Tournament. It will face either Wake Forest or Boston College at 2:30 p.m. ET on Thursday in the quarterfinals.