Jan. 12, 2012
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - One of the nation’s premier student organizations, the Paint Crew has been nominated as one of the top basketball student sections in the country, and Boilermaker fans will have a say in determining the most deserving group by voting for the Naismith Student Section of the Year Award.
By clicking here, Purdue fans can vote for the Paint Crew as the top student section in college basketball. The Naismith Student Section of the Year Award is dedicated to celebrating fans that love college hoops and provide support to their team with devotion and passion.
Nearly 80 schools representing 21 conferences are vying for the title. The Big Ten and Big East have the most schools participating, followed by the ACC and Big 12. Voting is now under way and continues through Feb. 12.
The Naismith Student Section of the Year Award will be determined through two rounds of public votes, combined with a scoring of finalists by the Naismith Awards Board of Selectors. Complete details on the selection process can be found here.
In addition to bragging rights, the winning school will receive a $5,000 prize.