Hundley Earns Gowdy Award

Former West Virginia basketball star Hot Rod Hundley has been named one of two recipients of the Curt Gowdy Media Award from the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.

Hundley, along with Sid Hartman of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, will receive the award on September 5th as part of the induction ceremonies for the professional basketball Hall of Fame.

Hundley, who is receiving the electronic media award, is the only announcer in the 29 year history of the Utah Jazz. Hundley also worked for the Phoenix suns and CBS, where he call six All-Star games on radio and television.

Hundley is also a member of the WVU Sports Hall of Fame, and previously won the NBA's Distinguished Broadcaster Award in 1994.

Hundley was named to five different All-America teams following his senior season at West Virginia, when he averaged 23 points per game.


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