Lickliter was just named the National Coach of the Year by the NABC, and has led the Bulldogs to back to back Sweet 16 appearances.
This year, Butler knocked off an impressive list of teams, including Notre Dame, Indiana, Tennessee, Gonzaga, Purdue, Old Dominion and Maryland. Each of those teams qualified for the NCAA Tournament. Butler also suffered two close losses, at home to Southern Illinois in the Bracket Buster event, and to Florida in the Sweet 16 round of the NCAA tournament.
Here is a link to Lickliter's Bio: CLICK HERE.
Lickliter was a prep basketball player for North Central High School in Indianapolis. He graduated college from Butler, having played there for two years in the late 1970's.
More on Lickliter later this evening, as well as some reaction from HN.com Publisher Jon Miller