James Madison gives hoops coach Brady 4-year deal
April 23, 2013
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HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) - James Madison has given men's basketball coach Matt Brady a four-year contract extension.
The deal through the 2016-17 season comes after Brady guided the Dukes to a 21-15 record, their first Colonial Athletic Association tournament title in 19 years and their first NCAA tournament bid in the same span. Their first-round victory against LIU Brooklyn was their first NCAA tournament win in 30 years.
Financial terms were not released.
Brady has an 88-82 record in five seasons at James Madison. The Dukes have won 21 games three times under Brady, giving him three of the top seven single-season victory totals in program history. Before his arrival, the program had endured eight consecutive losing seasons.
Athletic director Jeff Bourne says the Dukes' development has created ``genuine excitement for the future.''
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