Maryland Men's Basketball Coach is Highest-paid State Worker - WBOC-TV 16, Delmarvas News Leader, FOX 21 -

Maryland Men's Basketball Coach is Highest-paid State Worker

Posted: Mar 14, 2018 1:10 PM Updated:
n this Feb. 17, 2018 file photo, Maryland coach Mark Turgeon gestures during the second half of the team’s NCAA college basketball game against Rutgers in College Park, Md.  (Photo: AP) n this Feb. 17, 2018 file photo, Maryland coach Mark Turgeon gestures during the second half of the team’s NCAA college basketball game against Rutgers in College Park, Md. (Photo: AP)

BALTIMORE (AP)- The state's highest-paid employee is once again the University of Maryland men's basketball coach, earning $2.72 million last year.

The Terrapins men didn't make March Madness, or even the Top 25 this season, but that didn't stop Mark Turgeon from coming in at No. 1.

Maryland football coach DJ Durkin was paid $2.49 million, making him the second highest-paid state employee. The Maryland women's basketball coach, Brenda Frese, was the third-highest paid state employee in 2017 with a salary of $1.18 million.

Frese has led the women to three NCAA Final Four competitions and a championship in 2006 during her 16 seasons as coach.

Turgeon was also the highest-paid person in 2016 at $2.67 million. He has five years left on his contract.

  • Delmarvawide NewsDelmarvawide NewsMore>>

  • NPS Releases Results of Assateague Island Horse Census

    NPS Releases Results of Assateague Island Horse Census

    May 24, 2018 4:56 PM2018-05-24 20:56:00 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 4:58 PM EDT2018-05-24 20:58:11 GMT
    The National Park Service has completed its May 2018 population census of wild horses on Assateague Island.More
    The National Park Service has completed its May 2018 population census of wild horses on Assateague Island.More
  • Salisbury Bypass Lanes North of Route 50 Open

    Salisbury Bypass Lanes North of Route 50 Open

    May 24, 2018 4:47 PM2018-05-24 20:47:00 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 4:47 PM EDT2018-05-24 20:47:54 GMT
    SALISBURY, Md.- Memorial Day, the unofficial start of summer, but the official start of summer traffic. But to help with beach traffic, Maryland State Highway Administration opened up all lanes north of Route 50 Thursday afternoon. The orange cones have bMore
    SALISBURY, Md.- Memorial Day, the unofficial start of summer, but the official start of summer traffic. But to help with beach traffic, Maryland State Highway Administration opened up all lanes north of Route 50 Thursday afternoon. The orange cones have bMore
  • Slaughter Beach Water Advisory Lifted

    Slaughter Beach Water Advisory Lifted

    May 24, 2018 4:41 PM2018-05-24 20:41:00 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 4:41 PM EDT2018-05-24 20:41:48 GMT
    (Photo credit: realtor.com)(Photo credit: realtor.com)
    (Photo credit: realtor.com)(Photo credit: realtor.com)
    The advisory went into effect Wednesday after a bacteria test showed results above the recreational water quality standard.More
    The advisory went into effect Wednesday after a bacteria test showed results above the recreational water quality standard. More
  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Boardwalk Barriers Installed in Ocean City

    Boardwalk Barriers Installed in Ocean City

    May 23, 2018 10:36 PM2018-05-24 02:36:00 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 8:47 AM EDT2018-05-24 12:47:26 GMT
    OCEAN CITY, Md--In Worcester County, Ocean City officials are beefing up security this summer by installing new boardwalk barriers. "We're installing barriers to prevent vehicles from accessing the boardwalk, we want to make sure that we are better safe tMore
    Ocean City officials are beefing up security this summer by installing new boardwalk barriers. More
  • Salisbury Woman Convicted of Murder

    Salisbury Woman Convicted of Murder

    May 24, 2018 9:31 AM2018-05-24 13:31:00 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 9:31 AM EDT2018-05-24 13:31:02 GMT
    Brandi UpshurBrandi Upshur
    Brandi UpshurBrandi Upshur
    A Salisbury, Maryland woman has been convicted of first-degree murder, robbery and related charges in connection with last year's killing of a man in Wicomico County.More
    A Salisbury, Maryland woman has been convicted of first-degree murder, robbery and related charges in connection with last year's killing of a man in Wicomico County. More
  • Delaware Lawmakers Propose Bonuses on Top of Pay Raises

    Delaware Lawmakers Propose Bonuses on Top of Pay Raises

    May 23, 2018 5:25 PM2018-05-23 21:25:00 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 8:36 AM EDT2018-05-24 12:36:12 GMT
    Members of the Delaware legislature's budget-writing committee have approved spending $23 million to give state employees $500 bonuses next year, on top of pay raises proposed by Democratic Gov. John Carney.More
    Members of the Delaware legislature's budget-writing committee have approved spending $23 million to give state employees $500 bonuses next year, on top of pay raises proposed by Democratic Gov. John Carney.More
  • Maryland News</span><div style="float:right"><a href="/global/Category.asp?C=185256">More &gt;&gt;</a></div><span>Maryland NewsMore>>

  • NPS Releases Results of Assateague Island Horse Census

    NPS Releases Results of Assateague Island Horse Census

    May 24, 2018 4:56 PM2018-05-24 20:56:00 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 4:58 PM EDT2018-05-24 20:58:11 GMT
    The National Park Service has completed its May 2018 population census of wild horses on Assateague Island.More
    The National Park Service has completed its May 2018 population census of wild horses on Assateague Island.More
  • Salisbury Bypass Lanes North of Route 50 Open

    Salisbury Bypass Lanes North of Route 50 Open

    May 24, 2018 4:47 PM2018-05-24 20:47:00 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 4:47 PM EDT2018-05-24 20:47:54 GMT
    SALISBURY, Md.- Memorial Day, the unofficial start of summer, but the official start of summer traffic. But to help with beach traffic, Maryland State Highway Administration opened up all lanes north of Route 50 Thursday afternoon. The orange cones have bMore
    SALISBURY, Md.- Memorial Day, the unofficial start of summer, but the official start of summer traffic. But to help with beach traffic, Maryland State Highway Administration opened up all lanes north of Route 50 Thursday afternoon. The orange cones have bMore
  • Salisbury Dog Tests Positive for Rabies After Attacking Raccoon

    Salisbury Dog Tests Positive for Rabies After Attacking Raccoon

    May 24, 2018 4:37 PM2018-05-24 20:37:00 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 4:37 PM EDT2018-05-24 20:37:55 GMT
    The Wicomico County Health Department said Thursday that a dog has tested positive for rabies after the pet came in contact with a raccoon.More
    The Wicomico County Health Department said Thursday that a dog has tested positive for rabies after the pet came in contact with a raccoon. More
Powered by Frankly

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 WBOC. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices