Phelan to get Lapchick honor

Former Mount St.Mary's men's basketball coach

Jim Phelan


will receive the Lapchick Character Award along with former Princeton men's coach

Pete Carril

and Virginia women's coach

Debbie Ryan

Nov. 17 in New York.

Phelan won 830 games in 49 seasons at the Mount, the longest tenure at one school and the second-most all-time to


Phog Allen

's 50 seasons. He led the Mountaineers to the Division II national championship in 1962 and four other Final Four appearances. After Mount St. Mary's moved to Division I, Phelan led the program to two

NCAA tournament



He was inducted into the College Basketball Hall of Fame in 2008.

•Towson's season-opening home football game against

Morgan State

on Sept. 3 at 7 p.m. will be televised by

Comcast SportsNet

with Towson alumnus

Brent Harris

doing play-by-play and former Ravens linebacker

Brad Jackson

handling analysis.