UI Trustees Approve Groce Contract Extension

May 29, 2013

University trustees have signed off on a $200,000 annual raise and contract extension for Illinois basketball coach John Groce.

Trustees also voted Wednesday to give Illinois-Chicago men's head coach Howard Moore a three-year contract extension.

Groce's salary will increase to $1.2 million a year. His contract now runs through April 2018.

In Groce's first season Illinois finished 23-13 and defeated Colorado in the NCAA Tournament before falling to Miami.

Moore's contract was extended through March 2018. His $333,900 salary will increase by $15,000 in 2014.

Under Moore the Flames finished 18-16 last season.

Story source: AP

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