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UW and Ezell Agree to Contract Through 2026

New Wyoming Women's Basketball Head Coach Heather Ezell (pictured) has been on the Cowgirl...
New Wyoming Women's Basketball Head Coach Heather Ezell (pictured) has been on the Cowgirl bench since 2015.(UW Athletics)
Published: Apr. 18, 2022 at 11:58 PM CDT
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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Press Release) - University of Wyoming Athletics Director Tom Burman announced Monday the finalization of new head women’s basketball coach Heather Ezell’s contract, running through April of 2026.

Terms of the five-year deal include annual guaranteed compensation (e.g., base salary, additional compensation, etc.) of up to over $260,000. Additional compensation is highly likely to be earned annual via incentives for academic and athletic performance goals.

Ezell was named the new head coach of Cowgirl Basketball March 25 after spending the previous seven seasons on the UW bench as an assistant, including the last three as associate head coach. In those seven seasons with the program, the Cowgirls made five postseason (one NCAA, four WNIT) appearances. With Ezell on staff, the Cowgirls have had 18 All-Mountain West performers and 48 MW Scholar-Athletes.

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