The Atlanta Tipoff Club announced the four national finalists for the 2018 Werner Ladder Naismith Men’s College Coach of the Year on March 15, 2018. The winner will be announced on April 1 at Pearl Stable in San Antonio, Texas.
Joining Bennett on the list is Villanova coach Jay Wright, who is in the thick of his 17th season and coached the Wildcats to the top of the Big East and the No. 1 seed in the East. Wright's resume includes six Big East conference titles and 13 NCAA tournament appearances.
Chris Holtmann, who led Ohio State to a five-seed in the West, and Rick Barnes of Tennessee round of the list of coaches. Fans will be able to vote for their favorite coaches between March 19-30 on naismithtrophy.com/vote.
|Chris Holtmann||Ohio State|