Monday, August 3, 2015

Report: Villanova's Wright making $2.29 million

Villanova basketball coach Jay Wright’s salary is $2,290,346, 10th among coaches who made the NCAA Tournament, according to USA Today.

Report: Villanova's Wright making $2.29 million

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Villanova men´s basketball coach Jay Wright. (Ron Cortes/Staff Photographer)
Villanova men's basketball coach Jay Wright. (Ron Cortes/Staff Photographer)

Villanova basketball coach Jay Wright’s salary is $2,290,346, 10th among coaches who made the NCAA Tournament, according to USA Today.

Temple’s Fran Dunphy’s salary of $724,557 was 40th and La Salle’s John Giannini’s salary of $426,230 was 47th.

Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski was the top paid at $7,233,976, followed by Louisville’s Rick Pitino ($4,078,327), Kansas’ Bill Self ($4,750,763), Michigan State’s Tom Izzo ($3,220,769) and Florida’s Billy Donovan ($3,689,200)

The newspaper obtained salary information from 62 of the 68 competing schools.

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