Utah and coach Larry Krystkowiak agree on extension through 2022-23

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SALT LAKE CITY — Utah coach Larry Krystkowiak has received a contract extension through the 2022-23 season.

The extension announced Wednesday calls for the fourth-year coach to make $2.4 million per year.

The Utes advanced to the Sweet 16 in the NCAA Tournament for the first time since the 2004-05 season before losing to eventual champion Duke. The team finished 26-9 and spent 19 weeks ranked in the Top 25, the most since the 1997-98 season.

The Utes won just six games during the 50-year-old Krystkowiak’s first season.

Utah athletic director Chris Hill said in a statement, “It is clear that his success has been noted throughout the country and we are pleased to be able to solidify his commitment to our program.”

This article was from The Associated Press and was legally licensed through the NewsCred publisher network.

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