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FILE - This March 19, 2011, file photo shows Kansas State head coach Frank Martin directing his team against Wisconsin during a Southeast Regional NCAA college basketball tournament game, in Tucson, Ariz.  Martin says he's never been contacted by Miami about the Hurricanes' head coaching job and he has no plans to leave Kansas State.  But the 2010 Big 12 coach of the year says he has been approached by several other schools in the past two years and offered significant pay increases. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)
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FILE - This March 19, 2011, file photo shows Kansas State head coach Frank Martin directing his team against Wisconsin during a Southeast Regional NCAA college basketball tournament game, in Tucson, Ariz. Martin says he's never been contacted by Miami about the Hurricanes' head coaching job and he has no plans to leave Kansas State. But the 2010 Big 12 coach of the year says he has been approached by several other schools in the past two years and offered significant pay increases. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)

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