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Wisconsin extends contracts of five coaches


 MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- The University of Wisconsin Athletic Board has extended the contracts of six coaches, including a five-year extension for basketball coach Bo Ryan.

   The UW athletic department recommended the extensions, which the board approved Friday.

   Ryan's contract will now run through 2017. Also receiving five-year extensions were men's hockey coach Mike Eaves, women's hockey coach Mark Johnson and women's basketball coach Bobbie Kelsey.

   The board also gave a three-year extension to wrestling coach Barry Davis, and Whitney Hite, who coaches the men's and women's swimming and diving teams was extended through next year.

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