Georgia Bulldogs basketball head coach Mark Fox has received a salary increase and a contract extension, UGA announced this afternoon.
Fox’s salary was raised from $1.3 million to $1.7 million per year, a raise of $400,000. In addition, his contract was extended one year which now runs through 2016.
In his first two seasons at Georgia, Mark Fox has an overall record of 35-28. He led the Bulldogs to the NCAA Tournament in 2011.
“Mark and his staff have been exceptional in energizing our men’s basketball program,” said UGA Director of Athletics Greg McGarity. “We are very proud of the way Mark represents our institution, and this action is indicative of the confidence we have in the leadership of our program. We recognize the tremendous amount of time and effort it takes to establish a competitive program the right way, and there is no doubt in our mind that Mark and his staff can get the job done here at UGA.”
“Mark has been extraordinary and brought a new level of excitement to our basketball fans,” said Michael F. Adams, president of The University of Georgia. “He has done things the right way, and I look forward to many more years of his leadership in our basketball program.”