April 10, 2014
KANSAS CITY – Utah Valley University head coach Dick Hunsaker has been named the 2014 National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) UPS District 6 Coach of the Year. The all-district coaches were voted on by member coaches of the NABC, with District 6 including schools from the WAC and the Big Sky.
Hunsaker led the Wolverines to a WAC regular season championship in the school’s first year as members of the league. UVU went 13-3 in the WAC, garnering Hunsaker the league’s Don Haskins Coach of the Year award.
The Wolverines’ season also included the program’s first trip to the NIT, at California, and second 20-win season in the last three years. UVU had two first-team All-WAC players in Holton Hunsaker and Ben Aird.