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Sources: Cuonzo Martin to Missouri

Cuonzo Martin is leaving California for Missouri, according to sources.

Cuonzo Martin is finalizing a deal to become the next head coach at Missouri, sources told Scout  

Martin agreed to a seven year, incentive based deal worth $21 Million. 

Early Wednesday afternoon, Martin informed his team that he was taking another job. Illinois also offered Martin their head coaching position, according to a source.  

Martin spent three years at Missouri State before going to Tennessee for three years, where he accumulated a record of 63-41. 

Martin just finished up his third season at California, where he went 62-39 and helped the Bears to the NCAA Tournament in 2015-2016. 

California assistant Wyking Jones was named the interim head coach, per a source. 


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