In just his 3rd year as head coach at Gardner-Webb, Chris Holtmann has been named the Big South Conference Coach of the Year.
The Runnin' Bulldogs finished the regular season 11-5 in conference play which was good enough to finish 2nd in the South Division of the Big South.
Gardner-Webb has an overall record of 20-11. They are the only team in the conference with 20 wins on the season.
They enter the VisitMyrtleBeach.com Big South Basketball Championship on a 7 game winning streak and have won 8 of their last 10 games.
The will begin conference tournament play Thursday when they take on the winner of Campbell vs Presbyterian at 6 pm. The tournament will take place at the HTC Center in Conway, SC.
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