FILE - This Jan. 16, 2003, file photo shows Mount St. Mary's men's basketball coach Jim Phelan after announcing his retirement, in Emmitsburg, Md. Three coaches whose careers were marked by longevity,... more 
FILE - This Jan. 16, 2003, file photo shows Mount St. Mary's men's basketball coach Jim Phelan after announcing his retirement, in Emmitsburg, Md. Three coaches whose careers were marked by longevity, loyalty and success have been chosen as this year's recipients for the Lapchick Character Award. Hall of Famer Pete Carril of Princeton, Phelan, and Debbie Ryan of Virginia will receive the award Nov. 17 at Madison Square Garden, it was announced Thursday, Aug. 18, 2011. (AP photo/Phil Grout, File) less 
1 / 1
Associated Press
Thu, Aug 18, 2011 12:14 PM EDT