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BREAKING: Women’s basketball head coach Joe McKeown signs new multi-year contract extension

After leading Northwestern women’s basketball to three straight seasons of very impressive play, head coach Joe McKeown signed a new contract extension that will keep him at the helm through the 2024-25 season, NU Director of Athletics and Recreation Dr. Derrick Gragg announced Thursday.

.@Joe_McKeown700 is here to stay. x #LockedN— Northwestern Women’s Basketball (@nuwbball) October 8, 2021

McKeown first arrived in Evanston in 2008 after coaching George Washington for nearly 20 years. He led the Colonials to six straight NCAA Tournament appearances as well as nine straight postseason appearances before departing.