Air Force grad Popovich wins NBA coach of the year honors

    San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich, a 1970 graduate of the Air Force Academy, was named NBA Coach of the Year for 2012. 

    Popovich has guided the Spurs to four NBA championships and the team is the top seed in the Western Conference this season. Popovich was honored as a distinguished graduate of the Academy in 2008.