U.S. Basketball Writers Association 2006 BEST WRITING CONTEST
WINNERS: 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010
2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001
COLUMN
1. Pete DiPrimio, Fort Wayne News-Sentinel (The fall of Indiana coach Mike Davis)
2. John Feinstein, Washington Post
3. Phil Chardis, Manchester Journal Inquirer
4. Gene Sapakoff, Charleston Post and Courier
5. John Clay, Lexington Herald-Leader
GAME STORY/SPOT NEWS
1. John Feinstein, Washington Post (George Mason defeats UConn in an NCAA Regional championship game to advance to the NCAA Final Four)
2. Grant Wahl, Sports Illustrated
3. Mike Waters, Syracuse Post-Standard
4. Malcolm Moran, USA Today
5. Tom Kensler, Denver Post
INVESTIGATIVE/ENTERPRISE
1. Grant Wahl, Sports Illustrated (Analyzing the 65-team field for the 2006 NCAA tournament)
2. John Akers, Basketball Times
3. Malcolm Moran, USA Today
4. Lew Freedman, Chicago Tribune
5. Wendell Barnhouse, Fort Worth Star-Telegram
MAGAZINE LENGTH FEATURE
1. Mike Sielski, The Intelligencer (Nun dedicate her life to giving New Jersey high players hope)
2. Grant Wahl, Sports Illustrated
3. Bud Withers, Seattle Times
4. Lew Freedman, Chicago Tribune
5. David Jones, Harrisburg Patriot-News
MODERATE LENGTH FEATURE
1. David Jones, Harrisburg Patriot-News (Joy and tragedy with the birth of quadruplets for Bucknell assistant coach Bryan Goodman and wife Amy)
2. Grant Wahl, Sports Illustrated
3. John Feinstein, Washington Post
4. Dick Jerardi, Philadelphia Daily News
5. Bob Baptist, Columbus Dispatch
WINNERS: 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010
2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001