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The Atlanta Tipoff Club | February 21, 2021

15 coaches named to Werner Ladder Naismith Trophy Men's Coach of the Year late-season watch list

Where all 12 (!) March Madness hopefuls from the Big Ten stand

The Atlanta Tipoff Club announced 15 men's basketball coaches on the late season watch list for the Werner Ladder Naismith Men's Coach of the Year award. 

The Big 12 leads in conference representation with four coaches on the list. 

Gonzaga's Mark Few is the only previous winner of the award to appear on the list. Few won the award in 2017. 

2021 BRACKETOLOGY: March Madness predictions by Andy Katz

2020 finalists Scott Drew (Baylor) and Leonard Hamilton (Florida State) both landed on this year's short list.

A list of 10 National semifinalists will be announced March 5. Four finalists will be named on March 17. The winner will be announced on April 4. 

Name School Conference
Casey Alexander Belmont OVC
Darian DeVries Drake MVC
Scott Drew Baylor Big 12
Andy Enfield USC PAC-12
Mark Few Gonzaga WCC
Leonard Hamilton Florida State ACC
Chris Holtmann Ohio State Big Ten
Juwan Howard Michigan Big Ten
Bob Huggins West Virginia Big 12
Lon Kruger Oklahoma Big 12
Porter Moser Loyola-Chicago MVC
Nate Oats Alabama SEC
Kelvin Sampson Houston AAC
Shaka Smart Texas Big 12
Mike Young Virginia Tech ACC

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