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NSHE Approves Menzies' Contract

The NSHE Board of Regents has approved the naming of Marvin Menzies as the next head men's basketball coach of UNLV.

In a vote this morning, the Regents approved Menzies' contract, which is for five years.

Under the contract,  Menzies will be guaranteed to make $700,000 each year of his first three seasons and then $800,000 in the final two years. 

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