David Cloninger

March 19, 2014

Staley a finalist for National Coach of the Year

Dawn Staley is nominated for another honor.

David Cloninger

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Dawn Staley was named consensus SEC Coach of the Year on Tuesday.

On Wednesday, she discovered that the job she did this season wasn’t just recognized by her league.

Staley is one of four finalists for the Naismith Women’s College Coach of the Year prize, the Atlanta Tipoff Club announced on Wednesday. The winner will be announced during the Final Four.

Staley is up for the award with NC State’s Wes Moore, UConn’s Geno Auriemma and Notre Dame’s Muffet McGraw, who won the award last year.

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