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Skip Prosser Man of the Year Award

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 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]

Skip Prosser Man of the Year Award
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Skip Prosser
Given forthe nation's men's head basketball coach in NCAA Division I competition who also exhibits strong moral character
CountryUnited States
Presented byCollegeinsider.com
History
First award2008
Most recentRobert Jones, Norfolk State
WebsiteWebsite

WinnersEdit

Winners by schoolEdit

School Winners Years
Army 1 2016
Central Michigan 1 2015
The Citadel 1 2009
Green Bay 1 2014
Loyola (MD) 1 2012
Niagara 1 2013
Norfolk State 1 2019
Notre Dame 1 2008
Sam Houston State 1 2010
Wake Forest 1 2017
Xavier 1 2011
Lipscomb 1 2018

See alsoEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

General
  • "Skip Prosser Man of the Year Award". CollegeInsider.com. Retrieved 9 April 2010.
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. Archived from the original on 17 September 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.
  10. ^ "Davis Receives 2015 Skip Prosser Man of the Year Award". Central Michigan University. 3 April 2015. Retrieved 7 April 2015.
  11. ^ "Spiker Named Skip Prosser Man of the Year Award Winner". Drexel University. 4 April 2016. Retrieved 2 April 2017.
  12. ^ "Alexander named 2018 Skip Prosser Man of the Year". Lipscomb University. Retrieved 2018-05-29.
  13. ^ "NSU coach Robert Jones receives Skip Prosser Man of the Year award". Virginian Pilot. 5 April 2019. Retrieved 8 April 2019.

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