Rice basketball head coach Scott Pera has received a contract extension through 2024, a reward for a quick pivot and encouraging results.
Fresh off his best season as the head coach of Rice basketball, Scott Pera has received a contract extension that will keep him in Houston with the Owls through 2024. Rice Athletic Director Joe Karlgaard released a statement on Thursday, saying “the future of Rice men’s basketball is bright,” adding that “Scott Pera has steadily built a terrific foundation and has effectively steered our approach to the modern recruiting environment.
What is that strategy? Why did it work? What’s next for Rice basketball? Let’s dive in.
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