Arizona Basketball: Sean Miller Agrees To Contract Extension Through 2016-2017

LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 10: Head coach Sean Miller of the Arizona Wildcats calls out while taking on the Oregon State Beavers in the second half in the quarterfinals of the 2011 Pacific Life Pac-10 Men's Basketball Tournament at Staples Center on March 10, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Sean Miller's contract as head coach of the Arizona Wildcats men's basketball team has been extended through the 2016-2017 season.

The University of Arizona Board of Regents has approved a motion that would allow the extension of men's basketball head coach Sean Miller through the 2016-2017 season.

Miller, who won the 2011 Pac-12 Coach of the Year award, has provided plenty of excitement for the 2012-2013 season, bringing in one of the nation's top recruiting classes for a team that is expected to be in the preseason top-25.

In three seasons with Arizona, Miller has led the Wildcats to a record of 69-35, in addition to a league title and Elite Eight appearance in 2011. His career record as a head coach is 188-82.

For more on the University of Arizona men's basketball team, make sure to visit Arizona Desert Swarm. Still not enough college basketball for you? Make sure to head over to the NCAA Basketball hub page for all the latest news and analysis from across the country all throughout the offseason.

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