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Atlanta Tipoff Club | March 10, 2022

10 semifinalists named for 2022 Werner Ladder Naismith Men’s Coach of the Year award

Andy Katz's end-of-season awards in men's basketball

The 10 semifinalists for the 2022 Werner Ladder Naismith Men's Coach of the Year have been revealed. 

The list includes Auburn's Bruce Pearl, Baylor's Scott Drew, Murray State's Matt McMahon, Kentucky's John Calipari and Arizona's Tommy Lloyd.

BRACKETOLOGY: NCAA tournament projections days before Selection Sunday

The candidate list will be cut to four finalists on March 23, 2022.

The winner of 2022's award will be announced on Apr. 3, 2022, along with the Naismith Men's Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year awards. 

Coach College Conference
Mark Adams Texas Tech Big 12
John Calipari Kentucky SEC
Ed Cooley Providence Big EAST
Scott Drew Baylor Big 12
Steve Forbes Wake Forest ACC
Greg Gard Wisconsin Big Ten
Tommy Lloyd Arizona Pac-12
Matt McMahon Murray State Ohio Valley
Bruce Pearl Auburn SEC
Kelvin Sampson Houston AAC

10 lessons learned in this year's men's college basketball attendance numbers

Attendance numbers are out and they are telling a different side of the story that was the 2022-23 men's college basketball season.

Every HBCU player ever selected in the NBA Draft

A complete history of HBCU players in the NBA draft, including the 351 HBCU men's basketball players selected since 1950.

Remembering Denny Crum, from Wizard’s apprentice to the hall of fame

Denny Crum and Louisville are forever paired, writes Mike Lopresti, but it could have been different for the guard who played for John Wooden in the 1950s and coached alongside him through the 60s.

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