George Mason basketball coach Jim Larranaga received a one-year extension today, locking him up at the Fairfax, Va., school through the 2015-16 season.
Larranaga is 246-157 in 13 seasons, and has taken the Patriots to four NCAA tournaments and the Final Four in 2006.
With a combined three juniors and seniors, Mason went 17-15 this past season, losing to Fairfield in the first round of the CollegeInsider.com tournament.
It is Larranaga's first contract extension in two years. Mason tacked on three seasons and escalated Larranaga's base pay from $375,000 to $525,000 in 2008 when Providence expressed interest in hiring Larranaga to fill a vacancy created when the Friars fired Tim Welsh.
Larranaga also receives a $75,000 longevity bonus for every year he remains at Mason through March 30.