Roman Banks signs contract extension with Southern
BATON ROUGE - Southern University announced this afternoon that head men's basketball coach Roman Banks agreed to a contract extension with the university.
"We have reached an agreement, in principle, to extend the contract of Head Coach Roman Banks as the leader of the Southern Jaguars Men's Basketball team," said Athletics Director Dr. William Broussard.
Banks led Southern to a 23-11 record this year and a spot in the NCAA Tournament, where they lost in the final minutes of their first-round game with No. 1 Gonzaga.
Sports 2 will have more details on Banks' contract tonight on News 2 at 6.