Mississippi State, Vic Schaefer Agree To Four-Year Contract Extension

Vic Schaefer, who guided Mississippi State to back-to-back appearances in the women’s NCAA basketball championship game, has agreed to a 4-year contract extension with the school, which was announced on Monday.

“We are excited about continuing our quest of winning SEC and national championships and extending the success of recent years” Schaefer said (h/t ESPN).

“Coach Schaefer has elevated our women’s basketball program to an elite level,” MSU Director of Athletics John Cohen said. “We look forward to seeing our national coach of the year on the sidelines for a long time to come.”

Schaefer will make $1,584,000 next season, rising to $1,650,000 in 2020-21, making him the highest paid women’s coach in the SEC.

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