March 22, 2011
BOCA RATON, FL - Florida Atlantic head men's basketball coach Mike Jarvis was named District 24 Coach of the Year by the National Association of Basketball Coaches, the organization announced Tuesday.
Jarvis' Owls tied school records for most wins in a season (21) and longest winning streak (eight). FAU also won its first regular season title and participated in postseason play for just the second time in school history by playing in the NIT.
District 24, which is comprised of the Sun Belt member institutions honored players Raymond Taylor (first team) and Brett Royster (third team) by naming them to the All-District Team. Jarvis is now eligible for the NABC National Coach of the Year Award, which will be handed out as part of the Final Four. Full list of District Award winners below:
District 1: Ed Cooley, Fairfield
District 2: Mike Krzyzewski, Duke
District 3: Rick Byrd, Belmont
District 4: Ron Everhart, Duquesne
District 5: Mike Brey, Notre Dame
District 6: Stew Morrill, Utah State
District 7: Matt Painter, Purdue
District 8: Bill Self, Kansas
District 9: Dan Monson, Long Beach State
District 10: Jim Larranaga, George Mason
District 11: Mike Davis, UAB
Co-District 12: Homer Drew, Valparaiso
Co-District 12: Gary Waters, Cleveland State
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