St. Norbert College head coach Gary Grzesk poses with the 2014 Jack Bennett award with presenter James Wilhelmi (Winston Salem State) at the CollegeInsider.com Award's Banquet on April 4 in Dallas.
APRIL 4, 2014
2014 BENNETT AWARD
DALLAS, TX -- St. Norbert College's Gary Grzesk is the recipient of the 2014 Jack Bennett award .
Grzesk led St. Norbert to a school-best 25-2 record and the fourth Midwest Conference title in five years at a perfect 18-0. St. Norbert, which finished the year ranked No. 7 in the D3hoops.com Top 25, advanced to the second round of the NCAA Division III Tournament before falling to eventual Final Four-qualifier Illinois Wesleyan University.
The Jack Bennett Award, which represents winning with integrity, is named in honor of the former head coach at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Bennett won five Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference titles, made five NCAA tournament appearances and finished his career with back-to-back national championships. He's the program's all-time winningest coach with a 200-56 record. In 28 seasons as head coach he compiled a record of 480-175.