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Memphis' Pastner gets 1-year contract extension

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - The University of Memphis has extended the contract of basketball coach Josh Pastner by one year, carrying him through the 2017 season.

Financial terms were not released Tuesday when the school announced the extension.

Pastner's team went 26-9 this past season, won its second straight Conference USA tourney title and played in the NCAA West Regional, losing in the second round to St. Louis.

The Tigers are 75-29 in his three seasons as head coach.

Meanwhile, the school announced that women's coach Melissa McFerrin also received a 1-year contract extension.

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