WSU’s Jody Adams wins second straight KBCA Coach of the Year award

Wichita State head coach Jody Adams celebrates after the team's 73-49 victory over Drake during an NCAA college basketball game in the championship of the Missouri Valley Conference women's tournament Sunday, March 16, 2014, in St. Charles, Mo. Wichita State won 73-49. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
Wichita State head coach Jody Adams celebrates after the team's 73-49 victory over Drake during an NCAA college basketball game in the championship of the Missouri Valley Conference women's tournament Sunday, March 16, 2014, in St. Charles, Mo. Wichita State won 73-49. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

WICHITA, Kansas – Wichita State women’s basketball head coach Jody Adams has been named the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association Coach of the year. It’s the second straight year she’s receiving the honor.

Adams led the Shockers to back-to-back Missouri Valley Conference regular season and postseason titles, while accumulating a school record 26 wins in 2013-’14. WSU also earned a berth in the NCAA Tournament for the second consecutive year.

Netting the program’s first ever national ranking, the Shocks entered the USA Today Top 25 Coaches Poll on Feb. 11, 2014 at No. 24. WSU had the best start to the conference season in program history (12-0) and did not lose a game in December or January.

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