Florida State coach Pat Kennedy, pointing to the late-season resurgence by the Seminoles, wants his contract improved.
"If I didn't do it, I'd be doing an injustice to the program and my family," said Kennedy, who earned nearly $500,000 this season. "I think every administrator understands that."
Kennedy has three years remaining on the contract, which began as a five-year deal with an annual rollover provision. The rollover provision was stripped last year by athletic director Dave Hart after three consecutive losing seasons.
But the Seminoles (19-11) are making their first NIT semifinal appearance tonight and Kennedy said it's a signal the program is revived. He said he needs greater job security to recruit successfully.
Said Hart: "I never discuss any contract publicly. I don't think it's appropriate."
In 11 seasons at FSU, Kennedy has a 201-130 record.