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EWU’s Jim Hayford Gets 5-Year Contract Extension

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Head coach Jim Hayford of the Eastern Washington Eagles (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Head coach Jim Hayford of the Eastern Washington Eagles (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

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CHENEY, Wash. (AP) — Eastern Washington basketball coach Jim Hayford has a new five-year contract.

The school said Friday that the contract replaces the final two years of Hayford’s previous deal.

In three seasons at the school, Hayford is 40-54 overall and 25-31 in the Big Sky Conference. The Eagles were 15-16 overall and 10-10 in the Big Sky last season.

Hayford is 294-138 in 15 seasons as a college head coach at Sioux Falls, Whitworth and Eastern Washington.

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