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LSU to reward Kim Mulkey with richest total contract in women’s college basketball history: reports

LSU women’s basketball head coach Kim Mulkey won a championship in April, and now she is being rewarded. 

Mulkey has agreed to a new 10-year contract worth $32 million which must still be confirmed by the LSU board of supervisors on Friday, according to ESPN. 

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Head coach Kim Mulkey of the LSU Lady Tigers reacts during the first half against the Iowa Hawkeyes during the 2023 NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament championship game at American Airlines Center on April 2, 2023 in Dallas, Texas. (Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

The news was first reported by The Advocate newspaper in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. 

“So that should tell you what I think about it. Very, very emotional and tears of joy.”

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Head coach Kim Mulkey of the LSU Lady Tigers  reacts during the first half against the Utah Utes in the Sweet 16 round of the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament at Bon Secours Wellness Arena on March 24, 2023, in Greenville, South Carolina. (Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Mulkey won two championships as a player at Louisiana Tech and as an assistant coach in 1988. 

UConn head coach Geno Auriemma and South Carolina head coach Dawn Staley are estimated to have earned an estimated $3 million last season. 

Mulkey and LSU will kick off the 2023-23 college basketball season against the Colorado Buffaloes on November 11th. 

Joe Morgan is a Sports Reporter for Fox News.

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