UTC coach Will Wade on Durham Award list

UTC coach Will Wade on Durham Award list

March 27th, 2014 by David Uchiyama in Sports - College

UTC men's basketball coach Will Wade speaks to the media at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

Photo by Angela Lewis/Times Free Press.

UTC men's basketball coach Will Wade has been named to the 15-man list for the Hugh Durham Award which is given to the nation's top mid-major coach.

The winner will be announced at the CollegeInsider.com Awards Banquet on the Final Four weekend in Dallas. Top candidates include Bob Hoffman of Mercer, Rick Byrd of Belmont and Gregg Marshall of Wichita State.

Wade led UTC to a second-place finish in the SoCon regular season as well as an appearance in the CollegeInsider.com Tournament during his first season as a head coach.