- Associated Press - Thursday, April 2, 2015

SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (AP) - Danny Hurley has signed a six-year contract at Rhode Island after leading the Rams to a 23-10 record and an NIT berth in his third season as coach.

The contract, signed Wednesday, will raise his compensation package from about $630,000 this season to a guaranteed $1 million by the 2017-18 season.

Hurley’s base salary will remain at $300,000. The additional money will come in part from gate receipts, with any shortfall picked up by the URI Foundation.

There is a buyout clause in which Hurley would have to pay the school $500,000 to $1.2 million if he leaves during the contract.

Hurley had been mentioned as a possible candidate at St. John’s, which instead hired Chris Mullin on Wednesday.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide