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Minnesota off hook for buyout of Pitino, now at New Mexico

Minnesota off hook for buyout of Pitino, now at New Mexico

Minnesota does not owe a buyout payment to former basketball coach Richard Pitino for his dismissal, according to the separation agreement provided Wednesday by the university. Pitino was fired March 15. In the contract extension Pitino signed in 2019, he had a $1.75 million buyout for a dismissal prior to April 30, 2021, but payment was to cease once he found comparable employment.

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