The Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) announced its winners for the 2008 WBCA Superlatives for NCAA Division I and Division II.
"I'd like to congratulate all of our 2008 WBCA Superlative winners," said WBCA CEO Beth Bass. "In just its second year, we are continuing to see growing popularity in this program on all levels. We hope to see even more members involved in the years to come."
Most Inspirational:Kay Yow (NC State)
Most Likely to get a Technical Foul: Geno Auriemma (Connecticut)
Best Pep Band: Tennessee
Rising Star: Coquese Washington (Penn State)
Best Coaching Combo: Pat Summitt/Holly Warlick (Tennessee)
Most Fun to Watch (Coach or School): Sherri Coale (Oklahoma)
Best Community Support: Tennessee
Best Tradition: Tennessee
Best Host School: Tennessee
Most Competitive Coach: Pat Summitt
Most Inspirational: Barbara Stevens (Bentley)
Most Likely to get a Technical Foul: David Smith (Bellarmine)
Best Pep Band: North Dakota
Rising Star: Ashlee Kelly (Mercy)
Best Coaching Combo: Barbara Stevens/Christine White (Bentley)
Most Fun to Watch (Coach or School): North Dakota
Best Community Support: North Dakota
Best Tradition: North Dakota
Best Host School: Stonehill
Most Competitive Coach: Gene Roebuck (North Dakota)
Nominations for the WBCA Superlatives were submitted through an online survey form. The top vote-getters for each superlative were then voted on through a balloting process, with the top vote-getter for each category being named the winner.
Founded in 1981, the WBCA promotes women's basketball by unifying coaches at all levels to develop a reputable identity for the sport and to foster and promote the development of the game as a sport for women and girls. For additional information about the WBCA, please visit wbca.org .
Story Courtesy: UT Lady Vols Sports Information & The WBCA