Xavier gives head coach Chris Mack a new contract, two-year extension

Originally posted on CollegeBasketballTalk:

After making the NCAA Tournament in four of his first five seasons at Xavier, head coach Chris Mack was rewarded on Monday with a new contract and a two-year extension.

The extension goes through the 2019-20 season and was announced in a release from Xavier and Athletic Director Greg Christopher in an official release.

Mack has made the Sweet 16 twice in his five-year tenure (2010 and 2012) and the Xavier alum holds a 111-57 overall mark at the school.

“We have lofty goals for our basketball program,” Mack said in the release. “Xavier is a special place and the support from the entire Xavier Community is overwhelming. Xavier and the City of Cincinnati are home to me. As both an alum and the head coach, I am excited about the challenges ahead. Between our returning players and the new recruiting class, the coming years at Xavier will be…

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