NABC Golden Anniversary Award - Presented by Hillyard

The Golden Anniversary Award is presented annually to a NABC member who has devoted at least 50 years of outstanding service to the game of basketball.

 

1977

Eddie Hickey, Creighton/St. Louis/Marquette

1978

Glen Rose, Arkansas

1979

Not Awarded

1980

Not Awarded

1981

Harry Litwack, Temple

1982

Jack Gardner, Kansas State/Utah

1983

Ozzie Cowles, Dartmouth/Michigan/Minnesota

1984

John Wooden, Indiana State/UCLA

1985

Everett Dean, Carleton/Indiana/Stanford

1986

Tony Hinkle, Butler

1987

Howard Hobson, Southern Oregon/Oregon/Yale

1988

Hank Iba, NW Missouri State/Colorado/Oklahoma State

1989

Frank McGuire, St. John's/North Carolina/South Carolina

1990

Stan Watts, Brigham Young

1991

Pete Newell, San Francisco/California/Michigan State

1992

Ray Meyer, DePaul

1993

Clarence Gaines, Winston-Salem State

1994

Ben Carnevale, North Carolina/Navy

1995

Marv Harshman, Pacific Lutheran/Washington State/Washington

1996

Ray Mears, Wittenberg/Tennessee

1997

Ralph Miller, Wichita State/Iowa/Oregon State

1998

Guy Lewis, Houston

1999

Tex Winter, Marquette/Kansas State/Washington/Northwestern/Long Beach State

2000

Johnny Orr, Massachusetts/Michigan/Iowa State

2001

Jud Heathcote, Montana/Michigan State

2002

Abe Lemons, Oklahoma City/Pan American/Texas

2003

Lefty Driesell, Davidson/Maryland/James Madison/Georgia State

2004

Don Haskins, University of Texas-El Paso

2005

Joe Vancisin, Yale University and NABC

2006

Jim Phelan, Mount St. Mary's College

2007

John Chaney, Temple University

2008

Lou Henson, New Mexico State University, University of Illinois

2009

Dale Brown, Louisiana State University

2010

Gene Keady, Purdue University

2011

Norm Stewart, University of Missouri

2012

Rollie Massimino, Northwood (Fla.) University

2013

Denny Crum, University of Louisville

2014

Glenn Wilkes, Stetson University

2015

Lonnie Porter, Regis

2016

Billy Tubbs, Lamar, Oklahoma, TCU

2017

Lute Olson, Long Beach State, Iowa, Arizona