Wolverine basketball coach Juwan Howard agreed to a five-year contract extension via the 2025–26 season, the school announced hours earlier than Michigan’s recreation in opposition to Seton Corridor on Tuesday.
Per the varsity, Howard’s extension will turn into efficient instantly.
Howard led the Wolverines to a No. 1 seed within the East area of the 2021 NCAA Event and the third No. 1 seed in program historical past, becoming a member of the 1985 and 1993 groups. He additionally turned the the primary individual to safe a No. 1 seed as a former participant and coach within the NCAA Event.
“I am honored to be regarded in such a means that the College wished to proceed a long-lasting relationship with me,” Howard stated. “It was a shock when Warde [Manuel] approached me, and it did not take lengthy for us to get on the identical web page. I am grateful to him, our nice College and my proficient younger males who sacrifice day by day. The love I’ve for the College of Michigan is past phrases.”
Beneath Howard, Michigan earned its fifteenth common season convention title, ending with a 23–5 report general and a 14–3 mark in Large Ten play throughout the 2020–21 marketing campaign. The Wolverines appeared of their fourth Elite Eight look within the final eight tournaments in 2021 regardless of dropping to UCLA.
Howard’s teaching resume—42 wins in two seasons—landed him with the Related Press Nationwide Coach of the Yr award, the primary Large Ten coach to obtain the respect since 2005.
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