July 28, 2014

St. Norbert’s Grzesk named Jack Bennett Award winner

St. Norbert College men’s basketball coach Gary Grzesk was named the winner of the 2014 Jack Bennett Award, which is presented by

Gary Grzesk

Gary Grzesk

CollegeInsider.com at its annual awards banquet in conjunction with the NCAA Final Four.

The Jack Bennett Award, which represents winning with integrity, is named in honor of the retired UW-Stevens Point coach won NCAA Division III national titles in 2004 and 2005.

Grzesk led St. Norbert to a school-best 25-2 record in 2013-14, with the Green Knights claiming their fourth Midwest Conference title in five years at a perfect 18-0.  The Green Knights advanced to the second round of the NCAA Division III Tournament before falling to eventual Final Four qualifier Illinois-Wesleyan.

Grzesk is 145-56 in eight seasons at St. Norbert College.