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Kansas gives coach David Beaty contract extension, hefty raise

Kansas and coach David Beaty have agreed to a two-year contract extension through the 2021 season.

The new incentive-laden agreement increases Beaty's salary from $800,000 to $1.6 million in 2017, with $100,000 increases every year. Beaty, who is 2-22 in two seasons, will receive $100,000 for every win against a Power 5 opponent and $50,000 for every other victory. He will receive $200,000 if Kansas reaches a non-New Year's Six bowl game.

Beaty went 0-12 in his first season but guided Kansas to a win over Rhode Island in this season's opener. Kansas snapped a 19-game Big 12 losing streak by beating Texas in November, its first win against the Longhorns since 1938.

"This shows our appreciation for Coach Beaty, his staff and our players," Kansas athletic director Sheahon Zenger said in a prepared statement. "I have enjoyed watching their progress during this season. We want to capitalize on the momentum we all saw as the season came to a close. This reflects our belief in Coach Beaty's leadership, and the energy and enthusiasm that we see every day from him and his players."