IPFW men's basketball coach Tony Jasick was named as a finalist for the Hugh Durham Award, given to the nation's top mid-major coach.
Jasick's Mastodons set a program record with 25 wins, advancing to the second round of the CollegeInsider.com Tournament for the first time in program history.
The finalists include Mike Brennan (American), Rick Byrd (Belmont), Tim Clues (Iona), Steve Hawkins (Western Michigan), Bob Hoffman (Mercer), Ron Hunter (Georgia State),Tony Jasick (IPFW), Tod Kowalczyk (Toledo), Gregg Marshall (Wichita State), LeVelle Moton (North Carolina Central), Jeff Neubauer (Eastern Kentucky), Saul Phillips (North Dakota State), Monte Ross (Delaware), Brad Underwood (Stephen F. Austin), and Will Wade (Chattanooga).
The Hugh Durham Award is given annually to the nation's top mid-major coach. The winner of the 2014 Durham award will be announced at the CollegeInsider.com Awards Banquet on April 4 in Dallas, site of the Division I Men's Basketball Championship.