DePaul extends Bruno's contract through 2019

Chicago, IL ( - DePaul extended women's head basketball coach Doug Bruno through the 2018-2019 season on Thursday.

"I want to thank DePaul for its faith in extending my contract," said Bruno, who has led the program to including 11 consecutive NCAA tournament appearances.

"This is a really important opportunity for us to continue coach Bruno's contract," said athletic director Jean Lenti Ponsetto. "He has had tremendous success as evidenced by the 18 appearances in the NCAA tournament since 1990."

Bruno is heading into his 28th season at the helm of the DePaul program and has amassed a record of 531-294.