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Judge sides with Kent over Bradley in coaching contract dispute
Former Kent coach Geno Ford already has been ordered to pay $1.2 million
by WKSU's M.L. SCHULTZE


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M.L. Schultze
 
In The Region:

A Portage County judge says Bradley University intentionally interfered with Kent State’s contract with former basketball coach Geno Ford.

According to Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine – who is representing Kent -- it will be up to a jury to decide how much that should cost Bradley.

Three weeks ago, the judge ordered Ford himself to pay the university $1.2 million for breach of contract. Ford had three years remaining on his contract – with a salary of $300,000 a year -- when he quit Kent in 2011 to become Bradley’s head coach.

Kent immediately sued him and Bradley.

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