Tony Bennett

Virginia basketball coach Tony Bennett - Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images


Wednesday, Cal basketball coach Cuonzo Martin resigned to take the same position at Missouri. Martin reportedly received a 7-year, $21 million contract from the Tigers.

That is chump change compared to the reported offer Illinois is thinking about extending to current Virginia coach Tony Bennett. $4.8 million...PER SEASON?!

Have we reached a point where things are simply out of control?

GET MORE DETAILS ON ILLINOIS' POSSIBLE OFFER TO COACH BENNETT HERE