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Ole Miss coach McPhee-McCuin agrees to new contract

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: MAR 04 SEC Women's Tournament - Ole Miss Rebels v Florida Gators

NASHVILLE, TN - MARCH 04: Ole Miss Rebels head coach Yolett McPhee-McCuin looks at the officials in disbelief after a foul call during a third round game of the SEC Womens Basketball Tournament between the against the Ole Miss Rebels and against the Florida Gators, March 4, 2022, at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Matthew Maxey/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

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OXFORD, Miss. - Mississippi women’s basketball coach Yolett McPhee-McCuin has agreed to a new contract running through 2026 after leading the Rebels to their first NCAA Tournament in 15 years.

The school announced the new deal on Thursday but didn’t disclose details.

McPhee-McCuin led Ole Miss to its first NCAA Tournament since 2007 in her fourth season. The Rebels set a single-season school record with 142 blocked shots and held 10 opponents under 50 points.

Ole Miss won 10 Southeastern Conference games and had its best league finish since 1993. A No. 24 ranking in the Associated Press poll on Jan. 24 was the Rebels’ first appearance since 2007.

Center Shakira Austin became the highest drafted Ole Miss player when she was selected third overall by the Washington Mystics in the April WNBA draft.