Hoiberg was 27th highest paid coach in Big Dance

Before we get to Fred Hoiberg, here’s a quick editorial: Mike Krzyzewski’s salary at Duke is ridicuous. No hating, but the man made $9,682,032 last season according to USA TODAY’s new NCAA Tournament coaching salary database. 

That’s insane! 

Onto Iowa State…

Of the 68 programs that made last year’s Big Dance, Hoiberg’s total pay of $1,618,750 ranked him 27th in the field. 

How does that stack up against  the other coaches from the Big 12 whose teams made the NCAA Tournament? Well, Hoiberg’s pay was the lowest of them all (that are listed below). 

Bill Self, Kansas, $4,960,763

Rick Barnes, Texas, $2,550,000

Travis Ford, Oklahoma State, $2,450,000

Lon Kruger, Oklahoma, $2,200,000

Scott Drew, Baylor, $2,133,120

Bruce Weber, Kansas State, $1,754,040

Fred Hoiberg, Iowa State, $1,618,750

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