The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced today the five finalists for each of their inaugural college basketball awards - the Jerry West Shooting Guard of the Year Award, the Julius Erving Small Forward of the Year Award, the Karl Malone Power Forward of the Year Award presented by cConnect and the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Center of the Year Award.
The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced today the five finalists for the 2015 Bob Cousy Point Guard of the Year Award presented by College of the Holy Cross. Named after Hall of Famer and former Boston Celtic and Holy Cross guard Bob Cousy, the annual honor now in its twelfth year recognizes the top point guards in men’s division one college basketball. A national committee comprised of top college basketball personnel narrowed the original watch list of 35 candidates down to 17 and now the final five.
The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced today the winners of the 2015 Morgan Wootten Award for Lifetime Achievement in Coaching High School Basketball. This prestigious award is named after Morgan Wootten, who is one of two high school coaches enshrined into the Basketball Hall of Fame. The annual award recognizes two high school coaches, one for boys’ basketball and one for girls’ basketball.
The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame grieves the passing and honors the life of a great contributor and basketball pioneer, Earl Lloyd.
The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced today the 15 watch list finalists for the 2015 Nancy Lieberman Award. Now in its fifteenth year, the award recognizes the top point guard in women’s NCAA Division I college basketball. The original watch list of 30 candidates was narrowed down to the below list of 15 by a national committee.