Skip Prosser Man of the Year Award

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Skip Prosser Man of the Year Award
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Skip Prosser
Awarded for the nation's men's head basketball coach in NCAA Division I competition who also exhibits strong moral character
Country United States
Presented by Collegeinsider.com
First awarded 2008
Currently held by Brian Wardle, Green Bay
Official website Website

The Skip Prosser Man of the Year Award is an award given annually to the nation's men's head basketball coach in NCAA Division I competition who also exhibits strong moral character. The award was established in 2008 and is named for legendary head coach Skip Prosser, who spent most of his coaching tenure at Xavier and Wake Forest.[1] Prosser is the only coach in NCAA history to lead three separate teams to the NCAA Tournament in his first season with the team.[2] Prosser died from a heart attack on July 26, 2007, at age 56.[2]

Winners[edit]

* Awarded the Naismith College Coach of the Year the same season
Coach (X) Denotes the number of times the coach has been awarded the Skip Prosser Award
Year Coach School Record Reference
2007–08 Brey, MikeMike Brey Notre Dame 25–8 [3]
2008–09 Conroy, EdEd Conroy The Citadel 20–13 [4]
2009–10 Marlin, BobBob Marlin Sam Houston State 25–8 [5]
2010–11 Mack, ChrisChris Mack Xavier 24–8 [6]
2011–12 Patsos, JimmyJimmy Patsos Loyola (MD) 24–9 [7]
2012–13 Mihalich, JoeJoe Mihalich Niagara 19–14 [8]
2013–14 Wardle, BrianBrian Wardle Green Bay 24–7 [9]

Winners by school[edit]

School Winners Years
The Citadel 1 2009
Green Bay 1 2014
Loyola (MD) 1 2012
Niagara 1 2013
Notre Dame 1 2008
Sam Houston State 1 2010
Xavier 1 2011

See also[edit]

  • Kay Yow Award – an annual award given to an NCAA Division I women's basketball coach who exhibits moral character both on off the court; the award is also presented by CollegeInsider.com

References[edit]

General
Specific
  1. ^ "Skip Prosser Man of the Year Award". CollegeInsider.com. 2010. Retrieved 9 April 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "Skip Prosser". Coach biography. Wake Forest University. 2009. Retrieved 9 April 2010. 
  3. ^ "Wake Forest: Inaugural Skip Prosser Man of the Year Award Goes to Mike Brey" (Press release). CollegeInsider.com. National Collegiate Athletic Association. 10 April 2008. Retrieved 9 April 2010. 
  4. ^ "Ed Conroy Named 2009 Skip Prosser Man of the Year Award Winner" (Press release). The Citadel. 3 April 2009. Retrieved 9 April 2010. 
  5. ^ Berman, Mark (2 April 2010). "Coach Bob Marlin Wins Major Award". Fox News, Houston. Retrieved 9 April 2010. 
  6. ^ "Xavier's Chris Mack Named 2011 Skip Prosser Man Of The Year Award Winner". Xavier University. 2 April 2010. Retrieved 2 April 2010. 
  7. ^ "Patsos Wins Skip Prosser Man Of Year Award". WBAL TV. 30 March 2012. Retrieved 2 April 2012. 
  8. ^ "Mihalich Named Skip Prosser Man Of The Year By CollegeInsider.com". NU News. 6 April 2013. Retrieved 6 April 2013. 
  9. ^ "Brian Wardle Named 2014 Skip Prosser Man of the Year". University of Wisconsin–Green Bay. 6 April 2014. Retrieved 7 April 2014. 

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