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IUPUI gives Jason Gardner contract extension through 2019-20

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH/AP) – IUPUI men’s basketball coach Jason Gardner has agreed to a contract extension that will keep him on the sideline through 2019-20.

Terms of the deal were not announced by the school.

Gardner is 37-58 in three seasons at IUPUI. But with the former Arizona star in charge, the Jaguars have improved their victory total each successive season.

IUPUI finished 14-18 last season.

Gardner is a 1999 graduate of North Central High School, where he led the Panthers to a state championship and won the 1999 Indiana Mr. Basketball.