Cheer for V Foundation Comeback Award Finalists During March Madness!
The V Foundation has announced the finalists for the eleventh annual V Foundation Comeback Award. The recipient of the award will be announced in early April during ESPN’s NCAA tournament coverage. Men and women collegiate basketball players in all divisions are eligible to win the award. Finalists are nominated by representatives of their athletic departments. The finalists this year are: Jessica Breland, North Carolina; Dawn Evans, James Madison; Jacki Germelos, USC; Angel Goodrich, Kansas; Whitney Hand, Oklahoma; Levi Knutson, Colorado; Andrea “Drey” Mingo, Purdue; Cory Pflieger, Rice; Thomas Robinson, Kansas; Kim Rodgers, Maryland; and Krystal Thomas, Duke.
The Comeback Award is given in memory of Jim Valvano. His infamous motto, “Don’t Give Up … Don’t Ever Give Up!” is the inspiration for the award. To find out more about each finalist, visit /about-us/news.html.