Highest paid college basketball coaches

Billy Donovan

Coach Billy Donovan of the Florida Gators directs play against the Kentucky Wildcats February 12, 2013 at Stephen C. O'Connell Center in Gainesville, Florida. The Gators won 69 - 52. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Mike Krzyzewski

Head Coach Mike Krzyzewski of the Duke Blue Devils instructs his team during a game against the North Carolina State Wolfpack at Cameron Indoor Stadium on February 7, 2013 in Durham, North Carolina. Duke defeated NC State 98-85. (Photo by Lance King/Getty Images)

Rick Pitino

Rick Pitino the head coach of the Louisville Cardinals gives instructions to his team during the exhibition game against the Bellarmine Knights at the KFC Yum! Center on November 7, 2012 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Tom Izzo

Head coach Tom Izzo of the Michigan State Spartans reacts on the sideline during the first half against the St. Louis Billikens during the third round of the 2012 NCAA Men's basketball tournament at Nationwide Arena on March 18, 2012 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

John Calipari

Head coach John Calipari of the Kentucky Wildcats reacts in the first half while taking on the Kansas Jayhawks in the National Championship Game of the 2012 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on April 2, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Bill Self

Head coach Bill Self of the Kansas Jayhawks claps as the Jayhawks were on their way to defeating the Ohio State Buckeyes in the National Semifinal game of the 2012 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on March 31, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Thad Matta

Head coach Thad Matta of the Ohio State Buckeyes looks on from the bench in the first half against the Gonzaga Bulldogs during the third round of the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Consol Energy Center on March 17, 2012 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Buzz Williams

Coach Buzz Williams of the Marquette Golden Eagles directs play against the Florida Gators November 29, 2012 at Stephen C. O'Connell Center in Gainesville, Florida. Florida won 82 - 49. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Jim Calhoun

Connecticut Huskies head basketball coach Jim Calhoun looks on against the Tennessee Volunteers at Thompson-Boling Arena on January 21, 2012 in Knoxville, Tennessee. Tennessee defeated Connecticut 60-57. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Rick Barnes

Head coach Rick Barnes of the University of Texas Longhorns has words with an official against the Coppin State University Eagles on November 12, 2012 at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Cooper Neill/Getty Images)

Matt Painter

Matt Painter the head coach of the Purdue Boilermakers gives instructions to his team during the game against the Indiana Hoosiers at Assembly Hall on February 16, 2013 in Bloomington, Indiana. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Tom Crean

Indiana Hoosiers head coach Tom Crean looks on against the Northwestern Wildcats during a Big Ten Conference game at Assembly Hall on February 19, 2011 in Bloomington, Indiana. Northwestern defeated Indiana 70-64. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

John Beilein

Head coach John Beilein of the Michigan Wolverines reacts in the first half while taking on the Duke Blue Devils during the third round of the 2011 NCAA men's basketball tournament at Time Warner Cable Arena on March 20, 2011 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Bo Ryan

Head coach Bo Ryan of the Wisconsin Badgers coaches against the Belmont Bruins during the second round of the 2011 NCAA men's basketball tournament at McKale Center on March 17, 2011 in Tucson, Arizona. The Badgers defeated the Bruins 72 to 58. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Bob Huggins

Bob Huggins of the West Virginia Mountaineers reacts to an official's call during a game with the Connecticut Huskies in the second half at the XL Center on January 9, 2012 in Hartford, Connecticut. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Kevin Stallings

Coach Kevin Stallings of the Vanderbilt Commodores directs play against the Florida Gators March 6, 2013 at Stephen C. O'Connell Center in Gainesville, Florida. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

John Thompson

Head coach John Thompson III of the Georgetown Hoyas signals from the bench against the North Carolina State Wolfpack in the first half during the third round of the 2012 NCAA Men's basketball tournament at Nationwide Arena on March 18, 2012 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Anthony Grant

Head coach Anthony Grant of the Alabama Crimson Tide shouts from the sidelines against the Creighton Bluejays during the second round of the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Greensboro Coliseum on March 16, 2012 in Greensboro, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Tony Bennett

Virginia's head coach Tony Bennett during the Virginia Tech Hokies defeat of the University of Virginia Cavaliers 47 - 45 in Mens NCAA basketball at John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville VA, January 22, 2012. (Photo by John McDonnell/The Washington Post)

Scott Drew

Head coach Scott Drew of the Baylor Bears reacts in the first half against the Kentucky Wildcats during the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball South Regional Final at the Georgia Dome on March 25, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Roy Williams

Head coach Roy Williams of the North Carolina Tar Heels reacts as he coaches in the first half against the Ohio Bobcats during the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball Midwest Regional Semifinal at Edward Jones Dome on March 23, 2012 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Josh Pastner

Head coach Josh Pastner of the Memphis Tigers yells out against the Tulsa Golden Hurricane on February 2, 2011 at FedExForum in Memphis, Tennessee. Tulsa beat Memphis 68-65. (Photo by Joe Murphy/Getty Images)

Frank Haith

Head coach Frank Haith of the Missouri Tigers looks on against the Norfolk State Spartans during the second round of the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at CenturyLink Center on March 16, 2012 in Omaha, Nebraska. (Photo by Eric Francis/Getty Images)

Frank Martin

Head coach Frank Martin of the Kansas State Wildcats reacts to a call against the West Virginia Mountaineers during the first half on December 8, 2011 at INTRUST Bank Arena in Wichita, Kansas. (Photo by Peter G. Aiken/Getty Images)

Jim Boeheim

Head coach Jim Boeheim of the Syracuse Orange reacts after a play during the game against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at the Carrier Dome on February 4, 2013 in Syracuse, New York. (Photo by Nate Shron/Getty Images)

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