Zeigler signs new contract with Central Michigan

Central Michigan and coach Ernie Zeigler have agreed to a new

four-year contract.

The agreement replaces the final year of Zeigler’s current

contract. It will keep him with the Chippewas through the 2013-14


Central Michigan is coming off back-to-back Mid-American

Conference West Division titles.

Tuesday’s announcement comes the day before Zeigler’s son, Trey,

plans to disclose where he will attend college next season. The

6-foot-6 senior at Mount Pleasant High School was the runner-up for

this year’s Mr. Basketball award honoring Michigan’s top high

school player.

Ernie Zeigler has led Central Michigan to a 54-69 record over

four seasons.

Zeigler will earn a base salary of $175,446 per year.