Colorado State, Medved consent to extension

  • Jeff Borzello, ESPN Staff WriterApr 15, 2024, 03:53 PM ET


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coach Niko Medved has accepted a new five-year contract with 2 additional 1 year choices, the school announced on Monday.The full seven-year offer would be worth almost$13 million, sources told ESPN. “The culture of success Niko has actually

constructed around our guys’s basketball program is undeniable,”interim athletics director John Weber said in a declaration.”Not just has Niko built a winning team, but the high-character student-athletes and personnel he recruits and develops here in Fort Collins are significant.”Medved has actually been at Colorado State for 6 seasons, leading the Rams to a set of NCAA competition looks– including a win over Virginia in this year’s First 4. The victory against the Cavaliers was the program’s 5th NCAA tournament win in its history and simply the 3rd since 1969. The Rams likewise reached the NCAA tournament in 2022, making a 6-seed after winning 25 games and

ending up 2nd in the Mountain West. Forward David Roddy, the star from that Colorado State group, was selected in the preliminary of the 2022 NBA draft.In six seasons in Fort Collins, Medved is 117-75.”I wish to thank University President Amy Parsons and interim Director of

Sports John Weber for believing in me, our program, and what we have actually built in the previous six years on and off the court,”Medved stated in a statement.”Their dedication to the males’s basketball program continues to help us push forward in the ever-changing landscape of college athletics.” Prior to coming to Colorado State in 2018, Medved invested one season as the head coach of Drake and four seasons as the head coach of Furman.

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