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Don Haskins among Lapchick Character recipients

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NEW YORK (AP) -- Hall of Fame coach Don Haskins, women's basketball pioneer Theresa Grentz and former coach George Raveling have been selected as recipients of the Joe Lapchick Character Award.

AP Basketball Writer Jim O'Connell also was selected Thursday for the Lapchick Foundation Leadership Award. The awards will be presented Nov. 21 at Madison Square Garden during the during the 2K Sports Classic.

Haskins coached Texas-El Paso, then Texas Western, to the 1966 NCAA title, leading an all-black starting five past all-white Kentucky in the championship game. He died in 2008.

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