Jamie Dixon, TCU Agree to 2-Year Contract Extension Through 2023-24 Season

Adam Wells@adamwells1985Featured ColumnistApril 18, 2018

MANHATTAN, KS - JANUARY 20:  Head coach Jamie Dixon of the TCU Horned Frogs calls out a play during the second half against the Kansas State Wildcats on January 20, 2018 at Bramlage Coliseum in Manhattan, Kansas.  (Photo by Peter G. Aiken/Getty Images)
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TCU has rewarded head basketball coach Jamie Dixon with a new contract extension on Wednesday.

Per an official release from the school, Dixon's deal now runs through the 2023-24 season after TCU added two years to his contract. 

TCU athletic director Jeremiah Donati issued a statement about Dixon's extension included in the release:

“We are very excited to announce the contract extension with Jamie Dixon. We are committed to competing at the highest level, and Coach Dixon is the right person to lead us. Coming off our NCAA Tournament appearance, we have a lot of momentum and excitement with men’s basketball not just on campus, but in Fort Worth as well. I am excited to watch us take the next step as a program."

After spending 13 seasons at the University of Pittsburgh from 2003-16, Dixon took the head-coaching job at his alma mater. 

In two seasons at TCU, the 52-year-old Dixon has led the program to a 45-27 record overall. The Horned Frogs ended their 20-year NCAA tournament drought in 2018, losing to Syracuse in the first round.

They also made it into the top 10 of the Associated Press Top 25 last season for the first time in school history last December after a 12-0 start. 

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