OXFORD, Miss. (AP) Mississippi baseball coach Mike Bianco has received a contract extension through the 2018 season after leading the Rebels to the College World Series.
The school announced the extension, which starts with a base salary of $640,000 per season, on Friday. It includes incentives for academic and on-field accomplishments and will increase the salary pool for assistant coaches by 15 percent.
Bianco has a 557-323-1 record at Ole Miss over 14 seasons, including 12 seasons with a .500 or better record in SEC play. He’s led the Rebels to 12 NCAA tournaments, but they advanced to the CWS for the first time in his tenure in 2014.
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Ole Miss athletic director Ross Bjork said in a statement that Bianco ”has set the tone for ultimate success for Ole Miss baseball.”