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Interesting Tidbit on coaching bonuses from Rich Bozich @ The Courier-Journal

Thought this was an interesting view of the local coaches and what they stand to earn (beyond fan adoration and possible contract renegotiation/extensions).

Link to the Courier-Journal article: http://blogs.courier-journal.com/rickbozich/2012/03/21/the-money-game-for-ncaa-tourney-coaches/

Link to the original USA Today article: http://www.usatoday.com/sports/college/mensbasketball/story/2012-03-19/mens-basketball-sweet-16-bonuses/53672034/1

Kentucky’s John Calipari
Has:
• $50,000: SEC regular-season championship
• $100,000: Made NCAA tournament round of 16
Can get:
• $100,000: Make round of eight
• $150,000: Final Four
• $350,000: NCAA title

Louisville’s Rick Pitino
Has:
• $50,000: Big East tournament title
• $50,000: Made NCAA tournament round of 16
Can get:
• $50,000: Make round of eight
• $75,000: Final Four
• $150,000: NCAA title

Indiana’s Tom Crean
Has:
• $25,000: Made NCAA tournament appearance
• $25,000: Round of 32
• $35,000: Round of 16
Can get:
• $50,000: Make round of eight
• $125,000: Final Four
• $250,000: NCAA title

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