Advertisement
YOU ARE HERE: LAT HomeCollections

College Basketball Notes

March 29, 1997|Associated Press

Clem Haskins, who led Minnesota to its first Final Four berth and first Big Ten title since 1982, received the Associated Press basketball coach-of-the-year award. He received 37 votes from the national panel of sports writers and broadcasters. Eddie Fogler of South Carolina was second with 22 and Roy Williams of Kansas third with 10. . . . Wake Forest center Tim Duncan was named the Associated Press Player of the Year, becoming the first winner since Indiana's Calbert Cheaney in 1993 to play four years. The past three winners--Marcus Camby of Massachusetts, Joe Smith of Maryland and Glenn Robinson of Purdue--left for the NBA as undergraduates. Duncan received 72 votes; the only other player in double figures was Kansas junior Raef LaFrentz, who had 11. . . . Indiana State hired Royce Waltman, who led the University of Indianapolis to a No. 3 ranking in NCAA Division II, as its basketball coach. . . . Bill Herrion of Drexel turned down the job as coach at Rutgers. . . . Richmond hired John Beilein of Canisius to replace the fired Bill Dooley.

Advertisement
Los Angeles Times Articles
|
|
|