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Rutgers and C. Vivian Stringer agree on contract extension

C. Vivian Stringer has agreed to a contract extension with Rutgers that will keep her as the women’s basketball head coach through the 2025-2026 season.

Beginning next season through the duration of the contract, Stringer is guaranteed $5.5 million, plus performance incentives and retention bonuses.

“Rutgers is family, and I’m proud to be given the opportunity to continue a tradition of excellence with the next generation of Scarlet Knights,” Stringer said. “This is what I love to do, and I do it today with as much care and passion as when I began. I am grateful to our administration, Director of Athletics Pat Hobbs, Deputy Athletic Director Sarah Baumgartner, and President Jonathan Holloway for their continued support as we seek to win championships while developing, mentoring, and teaching young women for life in and around the game of basketball.