New Oklahoma men's basketball coach Lon Kruger will have 20 hours of private plane usage and bonuses of up to $175,000 under terms of his new contract.
Kruger's seven-year, $16.6 million deal was released Friday
after an open records request by The Associated Press. It includes
a bonus structure that will pay him $25,000 for reaching the NCAA
tournament and up to $175,000 for leading the Sooners to the
In essence, Kruger will earn an additional $25,000 bonus for
each NCAA tournament game Oklahoma wins. He'd get $50,000 for
getting the team to the second round, $75,000 for the third round
and so on.
Kruger's contract also includes a buyout of $1.2 million per
year remaining on the deal at the time he is let go.
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