Clifford Wells Appreciation Award

1974

Tom Scott, Davidson

 

Eddie Einhorn, TVS

 

Arthur Bergstrom, NCAA Official

1976

Joe Dean, Converse

 

Ray Marquette, USBWA

 

John Goldner, Madison Square Garden

1977

Bob Hillyard, Hillyard Company

 

Grady Lewis, Converse

 

Al Saake, Hawaii

1980

Ed Steitz, Springfield

1981

Ernie Casale, Temple

1982

Roal Sorenson, Sorenson-Christian Co.

1983

Bob Knight, Army

1984

Ray Meyer, DePaul

1985

Marv Harshman, Washington

1986

Joyce St. John, NABC

1987

Bill Wall, ABAUSA

1988

Walter Byers, NCAA

1989

Ralph Miller, Oregon State

1990

Abe Lemons, Oklahoma State

1991

C.M. Newton, Kentucky

1992

Dick Schultz, NCAA

1994

Vic Bubas, Sun Belt Conference

1995

Tom Butters, Duke

1996

Billy Packer, CBS Sports

1997

Bob Frederick, Kansas

1998

Jerry Krause, Army

1999

Joe Tydlaska, NABC

2000

Dick Vitale, ESPN

2001

Reggie Minton, NABC

 

Jim Host, Host Communications Inc.

2002

Arthur McAfee, Morehouse

2003

Jim Carolus, Hillyard Company

 

Bob Roth, Hillyard Company

2004

Rick Leddy, NABC

2005

Hank Nichols, NCAA Official

2007

Kay Barnes, Mayor of Kansas City, Mo.

 

Bill Hall, Hall Family Foundation

2008

George Raveling, Nike, Inc.

2009

Myles Brand, NCAA President

2011

Dan Guerrero, UCLA

2013

David Berst, NCAA

2014

Carey Harveycutter, Salem (VA) Civic Center

2016

Gary Heise, Premier Sports Management