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John Groce receives raise, extension

Updated: May 29, 2013, 4:55 PM ET
Associated Press

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- University trustees have signed off on a $200,000 annual raise and contract extension for Illinois basketball coach John Groce.

Groce's salary will increase to $1.2 million a year. His contract now runs through April 2018. In Groce's first season, Illinois finished 23-13 and defeated Colorado in the NCAA tournament before falling to Miami.

Illinois on Wednesday also said Western Michigan forward Darius Paul and Oregon State guard Ahmad Starks had officially transferred ...

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