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UNI's Jacobson to receive honor from alma mater

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Northern Iowa head basketball coach, Ben Jacobson, will be honored by his college alma mater.

The University of North Dakota is set to give the Panther head coach the Tom Clifford Award during Hall of Fame ceremonies this fall. An honor named for a former UND president given to an alum who has had success in the coaching world.

Jacobson was a four year starter for the Fighting Sioux ending his career as the all-time assists leader.  He also led North Dakota to four straight NCAA postseason tournament berths including two trips to the elite eight.

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