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    Re: Ben Jacobson gets an extension

    WOW.




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    Re: Ben Jacobson gets an extension

    Wow, I thought he'd take the paycheck.

    Goes to show that money isn't everything, I guess. He's happy where he is...more power to him.



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    Re: Ben Jacobson gets an extension

    Wow...not what I expected.



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    Re: Ben Jacobson gets an extension

    Wow! Great job by the athletic department!



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    Re: Ben Jacobson gets an extension

    Does it mean he will stay? Coaches sign these contracts and then take another job right away anyway...sometimes



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    Re: Ben Jacobson gets an extension

    Quote Originally Posted by isucyfan View Post
    Wow, I thought he'd take the paycheck.

    Goes to show that money isn't everything, I guess. He's happy where he is...more power to him.
    An extension does not mean he's staying. UNI is just trying to keep him happy so he does stay. It will be interesting to see how it plays out. If they beat Michigan State, I think he's gone.



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    Re: Ben Jacobson gets an extension

    This means nothing if there's no buy-out clause on Jacobson's part if he leaves. Means nothing at all.



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    Re: Ben Jacobson gets an extension

    Note quite the pay day he may have gotten elsewhere, but good for him, and great job making this a non-issue going forth in the tournament.



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    Re: Ben Jacobson gets an extension

    Quote Originally Posted by Clones85' View Post
    Does it mean he will stay? Coaches sign these contracts and then take another job right away anyway...sometimes
    That's what i was thinking. That seems to happen all the time. And given the fact that he has all the leverage here, im doubting theres much of a buyout if he ends his contract early.



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    Re: Ben Jacobson gets an extension

    If there's nothing more to the extension than what's stated in this article, this changes almost nothing.



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    Re: Ben Jacobson gets an extension

    I wonder if the struggles his good friend had after he left for what appeared to be greener pastures will impact Jacobson's decision to move on.



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    Re: Ben Jacobson gets an extension

    Now it looks like UNI basketball will be basically break even with that increase.

    No surprise they're doing this. Not that much money in todays enviorment and if someone wants to come in and buy out the contract, they sure can. UNI would certainly benefit financiall if that were to occur.



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    Re: Ben Jacobson gets an extension

    So, I guess it may not mean anything...but why would he do this now? Why not just say, "I'm not talking about any extensions or other jobs until the NCAAs are over." I think he's staying.



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    Re: Ben Jacobson gets an extension

    Quote Originally Posted by isucyfan View Post
    So, I guess it may not mean anything...but why would he do this now? Why not just say, "I'm not talking about any extensions or other jobs until the NCAAs are over." I think he's staying.
    The same reason this happens often. Why not do it now? He probably doesn't know if he's staying or leaving. He was offered a raise, and he took it. If another school offers him a bigger raise, I'm sure he reserves the right to consider it.



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