Weber State’s Randy Rahe and Utah Valley’s Dick Hunsaker have been named finalists for the 2014 Skip Prosser Award.
Established in 2008, the award is given annually to a head coach who has success on the court and exhibits strong moral character. Prosser spent 14 seasons as a head coach at several schools, including Xavier and Wake Forest. He died in 2007 following a heart attack.
Rahe and Hunsaker are two of 15 finalists for the award. They join Roman Banks (Southern), John Becker (Vermont), Glenn Braica (St. Francis), Tony Jasick (IPFW), Joe Jones (Boston University), Mike Krzyzewski (Duke), Paul Lusk (Missouri State), Phil Martelli (St. Joseph’s), Monte Ross (Delaware), Wayne Tinkle (Montana), Brian Wardle (Green Bay), Michael White (Louisiana Tech)and Jay Wright (Villanova) as finalists.
Rahe just completed his eighth season as head coach at Weber State. He led the Wildcats to a 19-12 record, a Big Sky regular season title, a Big Sky tournament title and a trip to the NCAA tournament.
Hunsaker has been at Utah Valley for 12 seasons. The Wolverines finished with a 20-12 record this season. They won the Western Athletic Conference regular-season championship and qualified for the NIT.
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