Chaney will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award at September's Wanamaker Awards ceremony.
The Nittany Lions' Marcus Allen and Jason Cabinda also were selected.
The news adds to already-high expectations for the redshirt freshman center.
He said he is pulling his name out of the NBA draft and will return for his senior season.
The star running back set 23 records at Temple and was the 1986 Heisman Trophy runner-up.
As a junior, he has until May 24 to pull out of the draft and maintain his college eligibility.
The St. Joes mens varsity eight qualified for the grand final for the first time since 2005.
Franklyn, a junior forward who was the Big 5's most improved player last season, says her mom motivated her on and off the court.
Nate Blackwell was a former Temple All-American basketball player apparently being groomed as John Chaney's successor as coach until his drug dependency got the best of him. He hopes his story serves as a warning to others.
The refurbished boathouse is open after a homeless decade for the Owls.
He was an Owls standout in the early 1990s. At 46, he will pick up a criminal justice degree this week.
Pajic most recently was head coach of a Division II program.
With spring practices officially over, a look at where AAC schools stand and what questions remain heading into preseason camp this summer.
The tight end, an Archbishop Wood grad, went undrafted and signed as a free agent.
The Owls had three players selected and six more caught on as free agents.