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Kentucky gives John Calipari raise

Updated: May 5, 2012, 12:36 AM ET
Associated Press

Kentucky coach John Calipari is getting a raise after the Wildcats won the NCAA basketball title.

The school said Friday it awarded an 8.3 percent increase annually in his guaranteed compensation over the remaining seven years of his deal, now worth $36.5 million. Three assistants also received multiyear extensions.

"It's rare, in this day and age, to be able to keep a staff together that has helped produce a national championship and back-to-back Final Four runs," Kentucky athletic ...

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