Tigers coach makes $130K in incentives, plus salary
Thu, 26 Mar 2009 22:36:26 GMT —
As Missouri Tiger fans hope for a win Wednesday night against Memphis in the NCAA tournament, Coach Mike Anderson's bank account will really benefit from a win.
Everyone knows Coach Anderson plays to win.
"You throw the ball up, and you just go play, said Anderson.
Wednesday nights game against Memphis will be no different.
"When you play the game, that's where it's settled, out there on the floor, said Anderson. Our guys are looking to the challenge, I'm sure as Memphis guys are."
But there's some added motivation for winning.
On top of Anderson's yearly base salary of $850,000 Anderson's already cashed in on $130,000 in bonuses. Here's a breakdown of those incentives:
- $25,000 for meeting academic and social goals
- $20,000 for winning 25 games
- $25,000 for Big 12 Tournament
- $25,000 for getting into the NCAA Tournament