UT Green era ends with contract buyout

Wednesday, March 21, 2001 at 12:00am

The Jerry Green era is over.

After much debate back and forth over whether 89 wins in four seasons at the helm at Tennessee was enough to overcome perceived on-court discipline problems and underachieving, Green negotiated a $1.25 million buyout of the final four years of his contract at the university on Tuesday.

"The terms of the resignation include a payment of $100,000 to be paid March 31, 2001, and $200,000 to be paid each Jan. 1 for the years 2002 through 2006,

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