Washington State grad and Boise State head coach Leon Rice will stay put rather than continue conversations with WSU, according to ESPN's Andy Katz .
Source: Boise State's Leon Rice decided to stay, accept pay raise, 5-year rollover instead of continuing talks w/Wazzu after interviewing.— Andy Katz (@ESPNAndyKatz) March 29, 2014
Rice is a Cougar alum and former Gonzaga assistant. He has led BSU to 20 win seasons three out of the last four seasons. Rice was scheduled to make $480,000 next season prior .
Reports surfaced that Cougar Athletic Director had his sights set on Rice after a tweet Friday morning from Washington State's ASWSU president Taylor Hennessey stating that an offer had been extended
AD Bill Moos has extended an offer to a new men's basketball head coach. The offer has yet to be accepted.— Taylor Hennessey (@T_Henn24) March 28, 2014
Moos has been notably tight-lipped about the search, with today's developments as the only significant developments in the search since Ken Bone was fired March 18th. Moos only said he hoped to have a new coach in place by the end of the NCAA Tournament.