Monday , Feb , 28 , 2005 C.Y. Ellis

George Washington extends Hobbs’ contract

Washington, DC (Sports Network) – George Washington University has extended
the contract of men’s basketball coach Karl Hobbs for three more years,
athletic director Jack Kvancz announced on Monday.

The new deal means that Hobbs will be with the Colonials until June 30, 2011.
Financial terms of the contract were not disclosed.

A former assistant coach at the University of Connecticut for eight seasons,
Hobbs was hired by George Washington in May of 2001. He is in his fourth
season at GW and has an overall career record of 60-51.

“We are extremely pleased with the job Karl has done here at George Washington
and we are very happy that he will continue as our men’s basketball coach,”
Kvancz said in a statement.

George Washington, which spent six straight weeks ranked in the Top 25 earlier
this season, is 18-6 with a 10-4 mark in the Atlantic-10 so far this year .
The Colonials finished 18-12 last season and participated in the National
Invitation Tournament.

Hobbs’ squad can capture a share of the A-10 regular-season West Division
crown with a win over Saint Joseph’s on Tuesday.