The Naismith Award announced the 15 nominees for men's basketball coach of the year on Wednesday.
WHO'S GONNA WIN IT? Breaking down the Big 12
Virginia's Tony Bennett and Gonzaga's Mark Few, the previous two winners of the award, are both nominated again. Joining them are three other ACC coaches, three Big Ten coaches, and one coach each from the SEC, Big East, Big 12, MAC, AAC, Mountain West, and the Southern Conference.
|Chris Beard||Texas Tech||Big 12|
|John Beilein||Michigan||Big Ten|
|Tom Izzo||Michigan State||Big Ten|
|Eric Musselman||Nevada||Mountain West|
|Matt Painter||Purdue||Big Ten|
|Roy Williams||North Carolina||ACC|
|Steve Wojciechowski||Marquette||Big East|