Ernie Zeigler signs new contract with Central Michigan

Central Michigan and coach Ernie Zeigler have agreed to a new four-year contract. The agreement replaces the final year of Zeigler's current contract. It will keep him with the Chippewas through the 2013-14 season. Central Michigan is coming off back-to-back Mid-American Conference West Division titles. Tuesday's announcement comes the day before Zeigler's son, Trey, plans to disclose where he will attend college next season. The 6-foot-6 senior at Mount Pleasant High School was the runner-up for this year's Mr. Basketball award honoring Michigan's top high school player. Ernie Zeigler has led Central Michigan to a 54-69 record over four seasons. Zeigler will earn a base salary of $175,446 per year. (Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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