Kansas State has found its replacement for men’s head basketball coach Frank Martin who left to take the head coaching position at South Carolina.

Former Illinois head coach Bruce Weber has been introduced as the new head coach at Kansas State – overall the 24th head coach for the school.

Weber agreed to a 5-year contract and will be paid $1.5 million in 2012-13, receiving a $100,000 base salary increase each year remaining on the contract ($1.6 million in 2013-14, $1.7 million in 2014-15, $1.8 million in 2015-16 and $1.9 million in 2016-17).

 

The 55 year old is overall 313-155 in 14 seasons as a head coach combined at both Southern Illinois and Illinois. 

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