Hillyard Memorial Award

The Newton S. Hillyard Memorial Award is annually presented to the outgoing president of the National Association of Basketball Coaches by Hillyard Inc. in appreciation for service to the organization.

1927-29

Dr. Forrest "Phog" Allen, Kansas

1930

J. Craig Ruby, Illinois

1931

Lewis Andreas, Syracuse

1932

Arthur Schabinger, Creighton

1933

Harold Olsen, Ohio State

1934

Roy Mundorff, Georgia Tech

1935

Howard Ortner, Cornell

1936

Arthur Lonborg, Northwestern

1937

H. Clifford Carlson, Pittsburgh

1938

George Edwards, Missouri

1939

William Chandler, Marquette

1940

Brandon Grover, Ohio

1941

Nat Holman, New York

1942

Nelson Norgren, Chicago

1943-44

Edward Kelleher, Fordham

1945-46

Edward Hickox, Springfield

1947

Blair Gullion, Connecticut

1948

Howard Hobson, Oregon

1949

Herbert Read, Western Michigan

1950

John Bunn, Springfield

1951

Vadal Peterson, Utah

1952

Bruce Drake, Oklahoma

1953

Franklin Cappon, Princeton

1954

Edward Hickey, Saint Louis

1955

Paul "Tony" Hinkle, Butler

1956

Harold Foster, Wisconsin

1957

Ray Oosting, Trinity

1958

Amory Gill, Oregon State

1959

Clifford Wells, Tulane

1960

Everett Shelton, Sacramento State

1961

R.E. Henderson, Baylor

1962

Wilbur Stalcup, Missouri

1963

Harold Anderson, Bowling Green

1964

Lee Williams, Colby

1965

Forrest Twogood, Southern California

1966

Ben Carnevale, Navy

1967

Alvin "Doggie" Julian, Dartmouth

1968

Henry Iba, Oklahoma State

1969

William Gardiner, Catholic

1970

Stanley Watts, Brigham Young

1971

Adolph Rupp, Kentucky

1972

William Wall, MacMurray

1973

Fred Taylor, Ohio State

1974

Joseph Vancisin, Yale

1975

Robert Polk, Rice

1976

William Foster, Duke

1977

Abe Lemons, Texas

1978

Barry Dowd, Texas

1979

Ned Wulk, Arizona State

1980

Wilber Renken, Albright

1981

Marv Harshman, Washington

1982

Dean Smith, North Carolina

1983

Fred "Tex" Winter, Long Beach State

1984

Joe O'Brien, Assumption

1985

Jack Hartman, Kansas State

1986

John Thompson, Georgetown

1987

Billy Key, Missouri-Rolla

1988

Eddie Sutton, Kentucky

1989

Jud Heathcote, Michigan State

1990

Clarence Gaines, Winston-Salem State

1991

Gerald Myers, Texas Tech

1992

Herb Kenny, Wesleyan

1993

Johnny Orr, Iowa State

1994

George Blaney, Holy Cross

1995

Bill Knapton, Beloit

1996

George Raveling, Retired

1997

Bob Hanson, Kansas State

1998

Mike Jarvis, George Washington

1999

Mike Krzyzewski, Duke

2000

Denny Crum, Louisville

2001

Gene Keady, Purdue

2002

Roy Williams, Kansas

2003

Ken Kaufman, WPI

2004

Kelvin Sampson, Oklahoma

2005

Pat Kennedy, Towson 

2006

Jim Burson, Muskingum 

2007

Oliver Purnell, Clemson 

2008

Jim Boeheim, Syracuse 

2009

Tubby Smith, Minnesota

2010

Dale Clayton, Carson-Newman 

2011

Tom Izzo, Michigan State 

2012

Ernie Kent

2013

Larry Gipson, Northeastern State 

2014

Phil Martelli, Saint Joseph's 

2015

Page Moir, Roanoke 

2016

Ron Hunter, Georgia State

2017

Jeff Jones, Old Dominion