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USBWA Announces Winners of 2007 Best Writing Contest

Friday, February 22, 2008 , Posted by Christopher Byrne at 9:29 PM, under ,

Rye, NY (Feb 22, 2008) - The United States Basketball Writers Association (USBWA) has announced the following winners of their 2007 Best Writing Contest:

COLUMN
1. Jay Bilas, espn.com (Donovan should repay Florida for his indecision)
2. Jack Bogaczyk, Charleston Daily Mail
3. Tom Shatel, Omaha World-Herald
GAME STORY/SPOT NEWS
1. John Feinstein, Washington Post (Wrapped up in a series of twists)
2. Dick Jerardi, Philadelphia Daily News
3. Ken Davis, msnbc.com (Gators prove to be a cut above)
INVESTIGATIVE/ENTERPRISE
1. Steve Wieberg et al, USA Today (Tournament success brings financial windfall for coaches)
2. Curtis Eichelberger, Bloomberg News
3. Dustin Dopirak, Harrisonburg Daily News-Record
MAGAZINE LENGTH FEATURE
1. Marty Dobrow, Boston Globe (Through it all, a Ray of hope)
2. Grant Wahl, Sports Illustrated
3. Blair Kerkhoff, Kansas City Star
MODERATE LENGTH FEATURE
1. Malcolm Moran, USA Today (Ex-Baylor star walks away from basketball)
2. Mike Waters, espn.com
3. Vahe Gregorian, St. Louis Post-Dispatch
You can find the winner's stories and list of the previous winners, going back to 2001, on the USBWA web site.

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