Eastern Washington coach Hayford gets 5-year extension

Jim Hayford coaches the Eastern Washington Eagles in December 2011.

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CHENEY, Wash. -- Eastern Washington basketball coach Jim Hayford has a new five-year contract.

The school said Friday that the contract replaces the final two years of Hayford's previous deal.

In three seasons at the school, Hayford is 40-54 overall and 25-31 in the Big Sky Conference. The Eagles were 15-16 overall and 10-10 in the Big Sky last season.

Hayford is 294-138 in 15 seasons as a college head coach at Sioux Falls, Whitworth and Eastern Washington.

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