MSU's Lusk Named a Finalist for Skip Prosser Award
March 27, 2014
BOSTON, Mass -- CollegeInsider.com has announced the 15 finalists for college basketball's 2014 Skip Prosser Man of the Year Award, including Missouri State University head coach Paul Lusk.
In addition to Lusk, the list of finalists also includes Roman Banks (Southern University), John Becker (Vermont), Glenn Braica (St. Francis Brooklyn), Dick Hunsaker (Utah Valley), Tony Jasick (IPFW), Joe Jones (Boston University), Mike Krzyzewski (Duke), Phil Martelli (St. Joseph's), Randy Rahe (Weber State), Monte Ross (Delaware), Wayne Tinkle (Montana), Brian Wardle (Green Bay), Michael White (Louisiana Tech) and Jay Wright (Villanova).
The Skip Prosser Award was established in 2008 to honor those who not only achieve success on the basketball court but who display moral integrity off of it as well. Prosser posted a career record of 291-146 in 14 seasons as a head coach at Wake Forest, Xavier and Loyola (Md.). During his time at Wake Forest, his teams averaged 21 wins per season while playing in arguably the nation's most difficult league, the Atlantic Coast Conference.
The winner of the 2014 Prosser award will be announced at the CollegeInsider.com Awards Banquet on April 4 in Dallas, site of the Division I Men's Basketball Championship.
2014 SKIP PROSSER AWARD FINALISTS Roman Banks - SouthernJohn Becker - VermontGlenn Braica - St. Francis BrooklynDick Hunsaker - Utah ValleyTony Jasick - IPFWJoe Jones - Boston UniversityMike Krzyzewski - DukePaul Lusk - Missouri StatePhil Martelli - Saint Joseph'sRandy Rahe - Weber StateMonte Ross - DelawareWayne Tinkle - MontanaBrian Wardle - Green BayMichael White - Louisiana TechJay Wright - Villanova
PREVISIOUS SKIP PROSSER AWARD WINNERS2013: Joe Mihalich, Niagara2012: Jimmy Patsos, Loyola (Md.)2011: Chris Mack, Xavier2010: Bob Marlin, Sam Houston State2009: Ed Conroy, Citadel2008: Mike Brey, Notre Dame