- Associated Press - Thursday, March 27, 2014

FARGO, N.D. (AP) - North Dakota State University men’s basketball coach Saul Phillips is among 15 finalists for the 2014 Hugh Durham Award.

The honor is given to the top NCAA Division I mid-major men’s basketball coach. The winner will be announced at the CollegeInsider.com Awards Banquet on April 4 in Dallas, site of this year’s Final Four.

Phillips led the Bison to the third round of the NCAA Tournament. He won his second Summit League Coach of the Year award, after directing the Bison to a school record-tying 26 wins.