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Oregon coach Dana Altman receives three-year contract extension

Dana Altman has a career record of  487280 in 25 seasons as a college coach. (AP Photo/Chris Pietsch) Dana Altman has a career record of 487-280 record in 25 seasons as a college coach. (AP Photo/Chris Pietsch)

Oregon men's basketball coach Dana Altman received a three-year contract extension that will keep him at the school through the 2019-20 season, the school announced Wednesday.

Financial terms were not disclosed.

Last season, Oregon went 28-9, won the Pac-12 Tournament and advanced to the NCAA Tournament’s Sweet 16.

Altman, who was named the conference's coach of the year last season, is in his fourth season at Oregon and has a 77-37 record. The Ducks are currently 4-0 and is ranked 14th in the AP poll this week.

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“Dana has been masterful at elevating Oregon basketball and generating renewed excitement for our program,” said Oregon athletic director Rob Mullens. “We have high expectations at Oregon to regularly compete for PAC-12 championships coupled with deep NCAA tournament runs and Dana is the right coach to lead us there. He and his family are a great fit at Oregon and we are pleased to extend our commitment to them.”
 

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