INDIANAPOLIS — Butler coach Chris Holtmann has a new contract that could keep him with the Bulldogs through the 2020-21 season.
The school announced the deal on Monday.
Holtmann replaced Brandon Miller last fall after Miller took a medical leave for undisclosed reasons. When Miller did not return in January, the school removed the interim tag from Holtmann’s title.
The 43-year-old former Gardner-Webb coach helped Butler rebound from a 14-17 mark in 2013-14 to 23-11, a second-place finish in the Big East and an NCAA Tournament victory in the round of 64.
The move also appears to take Holtmann out of the running for other jobs.
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