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Roy Williams’ bonuses were worth more than what some coaches make regularly in a year Tom Pennington/Getty Images
GLENDALE, AZ - APRIL 03: Head coach Roy Williams of the North Carolina Tar Heels cuts down the net after defeating the Gonzaga Bulldogs during the 2017 NCAA Men's Final Four National Championship game at University of Phoenix Stadium on April 3, 2017 in Glendale, Arizona. The Tar Heels defeated the Bulldogs 71-65. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Most basketball coaches have incentives built into their contracts for making the NCAA Tournament as well as getting their team up to a specific academic standard. Well, North Carolina’s Roy Williams hit all the benchmarks by winning a national title and getting his team to a strong Academic Progress Rate of 985.

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Williams had received a total of $925,000 for winning the national title and his base salary for this season was $2.1 million. So it looks like he will end up earning over $3 million for the season, before taxes of course.

[h/t The Spun]

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