U.S. Basketball Writers Association 2009 BEST WRITING CONTEST
COLUMN | GAME STORY | ENTERPRISE | MAGAZINE FEATURE | FEATURE
WINNERS: 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010
2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001
COLUMN
1. Lew Freedman, Basketball Times: Kay Yow did it her way to the very end
2. Gary Parrish, cbssports.com: Secret Agent Man? Guess we'll know once Wall turns pro
3. David Teel, Newport News Daily Press: A bird could flip Hokies' Tourney bid
4. Tom Archdeacon, Dayton Daily News: Majerus credits Donoher for success
5. John Feinstein, Washington Post: A void that can't be filled
GAME STORY/SPOT NEWS
1. Phil Chardis, Manchester Journal Inquirer: Syracuse's six-overtime win in Big East Tournament
2. Pete DiPrimio, Ft. Wayne News Sentinel: Loss to Connecticut is a hard hit for Purdue
3. Luke Winn, si.com: Stephen Curry creates another moment
4. John Feinstein, Washington Post: Magic lives on at The Palestra
5. Tom Kensler, Denver Post: Michigan State can carpool to the Final Four
ENTERPRISE
1. John Akers, Basketball Times: Minnesota's shocking basketball scandal and giddy Gonzaga
2. Steve Wieberg, USA Today: Has college sports marketing gone too far?
3. Luke Winn, si.com: The Hoops Ideology Report
4. Bud Withers, Seattle Times: Rise of the Zags
5. John Bohnenkamp, Burlington Hawk Eye: Building a foundation takes time, energy, patience
MAGAZINE LENGTH FEATURE
1. Marty Dobrow, Boston Globe: Covered in glory: 5-3 point guard a whir in full Muslim dress
2. Jerry Bembry, ESPN The Magazine: Tyrone Hanson: Could've been worse
3. Kevin Armstrong, si.com: Villanova's slick coach proves he has the Wright stuff
4. John Akers, Basketball Times: Lester Hudson: Damndest thing he chose school
5. David Jones, Harrisburg Patriot-News: Penn State's Talor Battle
MODERATE LENGTH FEATURE
1. Luke Winn, si.com: Hasheem the Dream: Hasheem Thabeet: Odyssey of UConn's shot-blocker
2. Tom Archdeacon, Dayton Daily News: Hall of Fame reunites former star with happier times
3. Ken Davis, Freelance: Cancer slows Jim Calhoun but doesn't stop him
4. John Feinstein, Washington Post: Obama's brother-in-law is court authority
5. Bill Rabinowitz, Columbus Dispatch: B.J. Mullens grew up a huge Ohio State fan
WINNERS: 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010
2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001