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Christian signs seven-year contract extension

Updated: April 12, 2006, 3:36 PM ET
By Andy Katz | ESPN.com

Kent State proved it wants to be a player in the NCAA Tournament on a regular basis by signing Jim Christian to a long-term deal Wednesday.

Christian, 41, told ESPN.com that he signed a seven-year extension, worth $250,000 a year. The deal makes him one of the top-paid coaches in the Mid-American Conference, if not the top-paid coach.

Christian -- who has been a candidate at a number of schools, such as Duquesne and UMass, over the years -- took Kent State to the NCAA Tournament ...

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