Dayton, OH (Sports Network) - Dayton head women's basketball coach Jim Jabir
has signed a contract extension through the 2019-20 season.
Jabir led the Flyers to a Division I school-record 28 wins and the program's
first regular season Atlantic 10 championship. Dayton earned its four
consecutive trip to the women's NCAA Tournament with its highest seed in team
history at No. 7, but lost to Kentucky in the second round.
"The University of Dayton is committed to winning championships, competing in
postseason play and graduating our student-athletes. This contract extension
demonstrates our commitment to Jim Jabir and our women's basketball program,"
athletic director Tim Wabler said in a statement Wednesday. "The University of
Dayton women's basketball program is outstanding on many levels. His teams
have compiled a very impressive list of accomplishments. Also, the women's
basketball team has been embraced by the community, not only for its
performance on the court, but also for their commitment to character, academic
excellence and community service."
Jabir, who took over the program in 2003, is a two-time A-10 Coach of the
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