March 13, 2012
Rice University head coach Ben Braun has been named one of three finalists for the 2012 Red Auerbach College Coach of the Year Award.
The Red Auerbach Award is given annually to the nation's top Jewish College coach, as voted on by the members of the Jewish Coaches Association (JCA). The finalists were announced on Tuesday and the winner will be presented with the award at the Final Four in New Orleans next month.
In his fourth season, Braun has led the Owls back to postseason play for the first time since 2005. The Owls will open play in the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament on Wednesday at Louisiana-Lafayette.
Rice is 17-15 overall and posted an 8-8 record in Conference USA play. The Owls' .500 record in league play comes after the team had a combined 10 league wins over the last four seasons.
The other two finalists for the Red Auerbach Award are Kent State coach Rob Senderoff and Emmanuel College women's coach Andy Yosinoff.
In his first year at Kent State, Senderoff guides the Golden Eagles to a 21-11 record. The Golden Flashes are also playing in the CIT.
In his 35th year, Yosinoff guided the Lady Saints to a 25-7 record and their 17th NCAA Division III Tournament. Emmanuel College was undefeated in conference play and won their league title. The Lady Saints' season ended with a loss in the NCAA Elite Eight.
Men’s Hoops Releases 2016-17 Schedule
07/13/2016 - 17 home games highlight the 2016-17 Rice Men’s Basketball schedule, announced Wednesday afternoon by Rice Head Coach Mike Rhoades.
Rice Earns C-USA Institutional Excellence Award
07/12/2016 - For the ninth time in the past 11 years, Rice University student-athletes earned the Conference USA Institutional Excellence Award in 2015-16 by...
Bonner Added to Men’s Basketball Staff
07/11/2016 - Rice head coach Mike Rhoades has announced the addition of Rhett Bonner to the coaching staff as Director of Operations. Bonner joins the Owls...
Brown Named Men's Basketball Strength Coach
06/30/2016 - Rice head coach Mike Rhoades has announced the addition of Donald Brown as the Men's Basketball Strength and Conditioning Coach.
Rodriguez Added to Men’s Basketball Staff
06/29/2016 - Rice head coach Mike Rhoades has announced the addition of Joey Rodriguez to the coaching staff as video coordinator. Rodriguez joins the Owls...
Max Guercy's Chinese Expedition
06/13/2016 - Max Guercy is spending a month in China playing in exhibition games against the CBA and Chinese National Team.
Max Guercy's Chinese Expedition - Week 1
05/24/2016 - Max Guercy is spending a month in China playing in exhibition games against the CBA and Chinese National Team.
Scott Added to Men's Basketball Coaching Staff
05/16/2016 - Rice head coach Mike Rhoades has announced the addition of former Owl standout Brent Scott to the coaching staff as assistant coach. Scott joins...
- Top Videos /
- Online Store