Report: Brad Stevens staying at Butler

Friday March 29th, 2013

Butler coach Brad Stevens will remain at the school, despite being sought after for the UCLA job, reports 

Stevens led the Bulldogs to two straight national championship game appearances in 2010 and 2011 and this season led the team to a 27-9 record before they were eliminated by Marquette in the third round of the NCAA tournament. Stevens has a 166–49 record in six seasons at the school.

"We value him and he's an extremely important coach and staff member," Butler athletic director Barry Collier said.

From an report:

He was targeted by major conference schools such as Oregon, Wake Forest and Clemson in 2010, but signed an extension with Butler through the 2021-22 season. He reportedly makes around $1 million per season. Ben Howland, recently fired by UCLA, was making $2.3 million, but UCLA has had an influx of money, thanks to new television deals with the Pac-12 Network, ESPN and Fox.
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