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Hawkeyes' Tom Brands Given Raise and Contract Extension

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IOWA CITY (KWWL)-- Iowa wrestling coach Tom Brands has signed a two-year contract extension that will keep him with the Hawkeyes through 2013.

Brands, whose original five-year deal was set to expire in June 2011, also received a $35,000 pay raise. He will now make $150,00 a year in guaranteed annual compensation, plus income from academic and athletic incentives.

Brands is in his third season at Iowa, and led the Hawkeyes to a national title in 2007-08. Iowa is the top-rated team this year, having trounced Arizona State 41-0 on Nov. 21.

Iowa hosts Iowa State on Dec. 6.

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