Jeff Gard named D3hoops.com Central Region Coach of the Year, Duax named to First Team

Jeff Gard named D3hoops.com Central Region Coach of the Year, Duax named to First Team

D3hoops.com 2017-18 men's All-Central Region team
NABC All-District Announcement - March 12, 2018

PLATTEVILLE, WISCONSIN - After being named the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Central Region Coach of the Year yesterday, head men's basketball coach Jeff Gard was selected as the D3hoops.com Central Region Coach of the Year. Gard is the first UW-Platteville coach to receive the award since it's inaugaration in 2006.

Pioneers' junior Robert Duax was also selected as a All-Central Regional First Team honoree. The guard/forward from Dubuque, Iowa averaged 15.8 points, 4.6 rebounds, and 2.2 assists per game while leading UW-Platteville to their first NCAA Sweet 16 appearance since 1999.