Colorado State men’s basketball coach Nico Medved has reportedly signed his second contract extension in as many seasons, with the latest placing at Fort Collins through 2027.
Per Stadium’s Jeff Goodman, Medved, 47, and the CSU athletic department agreed to add one more season to his contract after a three-year extension last November.
Colorado State coach Nico Medved has signed an extension through 2027, source told @ Stadium. Medved has done a great job at Fort Collins and is one of the top teams in the Mountain West this season.
— Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanHoops) 20 July 2021
After a pair of successful Division-I rebuilds, Medved has led another rapid turnaround with CSU since arriving on campus in 2018 with a five-year deal. The Rams improved their win percentage by building 51- in each of their first three seasons. 38 overall records.
In 2019-20, Green and Gold followed the 12–20 (7–11 Mountain West) campaign and placed 20–12 (11–7) and fifth in MW.
A year later, Ram posted the best a session The league record (14–4) was on the NCAA Tournament bubble for a third-place MW finish in program history and 18–6 on aggregate. CSU eventually accepted a bid for NIT and reached semi final before finishing 20-8.
Medved’s second expansion comes after being linked to the opening of various Power-5 head coaches last spring. which includes the report of Minnesota’s interest In hiring a Minneapolis native.
In Medved’s first head-coaching stint, he replaced Furman (2013–17) from a 9–21 squad to a Southern Conference-winning, 23–11 group in just four years. In a season with Drake (2017–18), he led the Bulldogs to a respectable 17–17 campaign.
With CSU returning its full roster for the 2021-22 season – headlined by a junior tandem of forward David Roddy and guard Isaiah Stevens – expectations are high.