BYU Men’s Basketball Inks Mark Pope To Extension

first_img Brad James November 25, 2020 /Sports News – Local BYU Men’s Basketball Inks Mark Pope To Extension Tags: BYU Men’s Basketball/Mark Pope FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailPROVO, Utah-In news that broke late Tuesday evening, BYU men’s basketball head coach Mark Pope has been signed to an extension by the Cougars’ athletics department.This extension lasts through the 2026-2027 season.Because the athletics department is wading through budget concerns caused by covid-19, Pope has opted to defer increased compensation in the new contract into future years.In his first season at the helm of the Cougars’ basketball program, he led the squad to a 24-8 (.750) record in 2019-20.The Cougars commence their season this evening against NCAA Division II Westminster of Salt Lake City.Thursday evening, BYU hosts their first fellow Division I opponent of the season in the New Orleans Privateers.Saturday evening, the Cougars will host Utah Valley at the Marriott Center. Written bylast_img

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