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Highest-Paid College Basketball Coaches 2011

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Highest-Paid College Basketball Coaches 2011

A total of 32 Division I basketball coaches earn more than a million dollars annually, according to USA Today. John Calipari, coach of the University of Kentucky basketball team has an annual salary of $4 million, making him college basketball’s highest-paid coach and will keep him coaching the Wildcats through 2019.

The estimate don’t include potential bonuses for national titles and other incentives.

Here’s a look at some the top 10 salaries for Division I college basketball coaches:

1.John Calipari – $4 million

Institution: University of Kentucky
Career record: 500-151 (.768)
NCAA Tournament appearances: 11 , Titles: 0


2.Tom Izzo -$3.4 million

Institution: Michigan State
Career record: 374-151 (.712)
NCAA Tournament appearances: 13  ,  Titles: 1


3.Billy Donovan – $3.3 million

Institution: University of Florida
Career record: 388-165 (.702)
NCAA Tournament appearances: 10  ,Titles: 2


4.Bill Self – $3 million

Institution: University of Kansas
Career record: 436-150 (.744)
NCAA Tournament appearances: 12  ,  Titles: 1


5.Thad Matta – $2.5 million

Institution: Ohio State
Career record: 285-87 (.766)
NCAA Tournament appearances: 8 ,  Titles: None


6.Rick Pitino – $2.25 million

Institution: Louisville
Career record: 594-216 (.733)
NCAA Tournament appearances: 13 ,  Titles: 1


7.Mike Krzyzewski – $2.2 million

Institution: Duke
Career record: 894-282 (.760)
NCAA Tournament appearances: 26 ,  Titles: 4


8.Rick Barnes – $2.2 million

Institution: Texas
Career record: 518-252 (.673)
NCAA Tournament appearances: 18 ,  Titles: None


9.Roy Williams – $2 million

Institution: North Carolina
Career record: 634-161 (.797)
NCAA Tournament appearances: 20 ,  Titles: 2


10.Ben Howland – $2 million

Institution: UCLA
Career record: 355-179 (.665)
NCAA Tournament appearances: 8  ,  Titles: None


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