The University of Oklahoma's Board of
Regents will vote this week on the terms of new Sooners basketball
coach Lon Kruger's contract.
Kruger's compensation is listed among the items up for
consideration at the regents meeting Thursday in Norman.
The university has withheld details of the deal for Kruger, who
reportedly doubled his salary to about $2.2 million annually when
he was hired away from UNLV by Oklahoma on April 1.
The agenda lists proposed salaries of $175,000 per year for
newly hired assistants Lew Hill, Steve Henson and Chris Crutchfield
but the school is not disclosing Kruger's salary before the
The university rejected an open records request for details of
Kruger's contract, saying that he is "not yet a formal employee"
though he has been overseeing practices, recruiting players and
drumming up support among students and other fans.
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