Leon Rice sticking with Boise State
Boise State men's basketball coach Leon Rice has decided to stay with the Broncos and accept a pay raise instead of continuing talks with Washington State after interviewing with the Cougars, a source with direct knowledge of the situation told ESPN.com.
Rice just wrapped up his fourth season with the Broncos and will receive a five-year rollover, the source said.
Rice is a 1986 graduate of Washington State and interviewed earlier this week with his alma mater, which last week fired Ken Bone.
The Broncos finished this season with a 21-13 record (9-9 Mountain West Conference). They made the NCAA tournment as an at-large selection in 2012-13, and Rice is the fastest coach in school history to reach 50 wins.
Bone went 80-86 in five seasons with the Cougars.
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