Brad Stevens '99 One of 'Indy's Best and Brightest'

Brad Stevens '99 One of 'Indy's Best and Brightest'

October 7, 2010

72052October 7, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. — Brad Stevens, head men's basketball coach at Butler University and 1999 graduate of DePauw University, has been named one of  "Indy's Best and Brightest" for 2010.  The Best and Brightest awards were created by Junior Achievement of Central Indiana to recognize up and coming talent and the next generation of leaders in the Indianapolis community. Finalists in each category are judged on professional accomplishments and leadership qualities. 

Stevens was the honoree in the "Media, Entertainment and Sports" category. The winners were announced last night at the City Market in downtown Indianapolis.

See a complete list of recipients here.

Stevens led the Bulldogs to the national championship game last season.  51919He was an economics major and Management Fellow at DePauw, where he played basketball for four years.   

Stevens was recently featured in a Sports Illustrated piece.  In June, a half-hour program on FOX Sports Midwest focused on Stevens' success at Butler and included comments from Bill Fenlon, his collegiate coach at DePauw. On April 13, Stevens returned to his alma mater to deliver the Robert C. McDermond Lecture.

Learn more about Stevens and Fenlon in this recent article.