COLUMBIA, Mo. - The University of Missouri welcomed Cuonzo Martin as the nineteenth men's basketball coach of the university.
Martin played for Gene Keady at Purdue, but is from the East St. Louis area. Martin told the crowd that he wants Mizzou to be his last stop as a coach and also said how excited he was to be back in his home state.
According to ESPN, Martin will be making a yearly salary of $3 million for seven years. Kim Anderson was guaranteed $1.1 million in his first year with $300,00 annually.