Men’s and women’s basketball finalists announced for the 2014 Senior CLASS Award
February 12, 2014
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Twenty NCAA® men’s and women’s basketball student-athletes who excel both on and off the court were selected as finalists today for the 2013-14 Senior CLASS Award® in collegiate basketball. To be eligible for the award, a student-athlete must be classified as an NCAA Division I senior and have notable achievements in four areas of excellence – community, classroom, character and competition. The complete list of finalists follows this release.
An acronym for Celebrating Loyalty and Achievement for Staying in School®, the Senior CLASS Award focuses on the total student-athlete and encourages students to use their platform in athletics to make a positive impact as leaders in their communities.
The finalists were chosen by national media from the list of 30 men’s candidates and 30 women’s candidates announced in October. Nationwide fan voting begins immediately to help select the winner. Fans are encouraged to vote on the Senior CLASS Award website through March 24. Fan votes will be combined with media and Division I head coaches’ votes to determine the winners. The Senior CLASS Award winners will be announced during the 2014 NCAA Men’s Final Four® and NCAA Women’s Final Four®.
Men’s Basketball 2013-14 Finalists
|Aaron Craft||Guard||Ohio State|
|Jordan Dykstra||Forward||South Dakota State|
|Melvin Ejim||Forward||Iowa State|
|Dwayne Evans||Forward||Saint Louis|
|Tim Frazier||Guard||Penn State|
Women’s Basketball 2013-14 Finalists
|Heather Butler||Guard||UT Martin|
|Hallie Christofferson||Forward||Iowa State|
|Natasha Howard||Forward||Florida State|
|Maggie Lucas||Guard||Penn State|