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Don't you wish there more like Virginia' Tony Bennett?

From ESPN:

"Virginia men's basketball coach Tony Bennett declined to take a raise while extending his contract by another year.

The Cavaliers announced the extension Monday, saying Bennett asked for the money to be used to pay his staff more and for improvements to both his program as well as other Virginia athletic teams.

"[My wife] Laurel and I are in a great spot, and in the past I've had increases in my contract," Bennett said in the news release. "We just feel a great peace about where we're at, all that's taken place, and how we feel about this athletic department and this community and this school. I love being at UVA.

"... I have more than enough, and if there are ways that this can help out the athletic department, the other programs and coaches, by not tying up so much [in men's basketball], that's my desire."

He's also willing to take on intra state non P5 schools.
 

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As much as I dislike UVA, Tony has always seemed like a class-act. He's tough to root against, that's for sure. And I have appreciated the two home and homes he did with VCU - of course, it wasn't until UVA had a top-10 team that he did so, but still.

In the past, Shaka would have his raises go to his assistants and other parts of the basketball budget, but it's cool to see Tony consider other sports, as well.
 
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