Northwestern extends McKeown's contract through 2017

By The Sports Network
August 15, 2013 - 10:03am

Evanston, IL (Sports Network) - Northwestern women's head basketball coach Joe McKeown has been given a contract extension through the 2016-17 season.

McKeown has led the program to a pair of WNIT appearances (2010-11) during his five seasons at the helm. The Wildcats compiled a 13-17 record in 2012-13, losing to Iowa in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament.

"With the 2013 Big Ten Freshman of the Year (Maggie Lyon) returning and two high school All-Americans joining a ta