Advance Pay

What coaches can make by moving on in March
April 13, 2015

FOR FANS, MARCH is a time to jump into an NCAA tournament pool; for coaches, it's a chance to dip into the bonus pool. Who earns what for reaching which round says a lot about a school's expectations. Virginia's Tony Bennett stood to make $1 million for a title. Kentucky's John Calipari has no performance bonuses, but then, with a salary of $6.4 million—among the highest—he's always supposed to win.

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KEY:

Round of 64

Sweet 16

Final Four

Championship

Round of 32

Elite Eight

Title Game

Unearned Bonus

800

700

600

500

400

300

200

100

Base $alary

Rick Barnes*

TEXAS

2,625,000

Mark Gottfried

N.C. STATE

2,060,000

Jim Hayford

EASTERN WASHINGTON

174,020

Ron Hunter

GEORGIA STATE

479,000

Tom Izzo

MICHIGAN STATE

3,471,955

Andy Kennedy

MISSISSIPPI

1,808,814

Gregg Marshall

WICHITA STATE

1,850,000

Sean Miller

ARIZONA

3,073,500

Bo Ryan

WISCONSIN

2,750,000

Roy Williams

NORTH CAROLINA

1,911,402

*NOW COACHING TENNESSEE

SIGN OF THE APOCALYPSE

Upgrades at the Ohio State College of Veterinary Medicine include a dog-walking area with a new fire hydrant.

PHOTOKATHERINE TAYLOR (HYDRANT) CHART

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
OUT
HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)