Clemson rewards Brownell with six-year deal

The Sports NetworkMay 23, 2014 

Clemson, SC (SportsNetwork.com) - Clemson rewarded men's basketball coach Brad Brownell with a new six-year contract Friday.

The Tigers went 23-13 this past season, advancing to the semifinals of the NIT.

"Brad has done a tremendous job building a solid foundation for our basketball program," said Clemson athletic director Dan Radakovich. "I have the utmost confidence in Brad to continue to build as we compete in the nation's best basketball conference. We're excited to have him lead our program into the future for a long time to come."

In four seasons at Clemson, Brownell has compiled a 74-58 record and taken the Tigers to one NCAA Tournament and one NIT berth.

"I am thrilled to be the head basketball coach at Clemson and take great pride in the many accomplishments of our players on and off the court," Brownell said. "I look forward to building on the success of this past season and believe there is a great deal of positive momentum within the program."

The Tigers doubled their Atlantic Coast Conference win total over the previous season, becoming just the fourth team in Clemson history to reach double digit ACC wins with a 10-8 mark.

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