is reporting that Florida Head Coach Billy Donovan received a contract extension last month that will run through the 2018-19 season. The deal will raise his average salary to $3.7 million over the final six years of the deal.
The Gators (34-2) have won a school-record 28 consecutive games while making the Sweet 16 for the fourth consecutive year. Both are the longest current streaks in college basketball.
Donovan received a $250,000 longevity bonus before March 1 and increased his base salary nearly $100,000 a season.
Including the bonus, Donovan will earn $3.9 million this season. He will make $3.681 million in each of the next five years.
Donovan has a 449-168 record and two national championships in 18 seasons at Florida.