March 17, 2014
OREM, Utah - Utah Valley players Holton Hunsaker and Ben Aird and head coach Dick Hunsaker have received additional all-conference postseason honors from a trio of basketball outlets.
CollegeInsider.com named Holton Hunsaker the Most Valuable Player in the WAC and named Dick Hunsaker the Coach of the Year. College Sports Madness named Hunsaker first-team WAC All-Conference, with Aird on the second team and Hunsaker as its Coach of the Year. College Hoops Daily also named Hunsaker as its Coach of the Year.
Those awards come on the heels of both Hunsaker and Aird receiving first-team All-WAC recognition and Coach Hunsaker receiving the Don Haskins Coach of the Year in a vote by WAC coaches.
Utah Valley, the WAC regular season champion, is headed to Berkeley, Calif., this week for its first-ever berth in the NIT and will play at California on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. (PT).