Adam Zagoria covers basketball at all levels. He is the author of two books and an award-winning journalist whose articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Sports Illustrated, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide.
Gonzaga’s Mark Few, Baylor’s Scott Drew among 15 on Naismith Coach of the Year Watch List
Gonzaga’s Mark Few and Baylor’s Scott Drew — whose teams are both undefeated — headline the list of 15 men’s college basketball coaches on the Naismith Coach of the Year Watch List.
The list will be narrowed down to four finalists in March. The award winner will be announced in April.
Here’s the full list:
Casey Alexander (Belmont)
Darian DeVries (Drake)
Scott Drew (Baylor)
Andy Enfield (USC)
Mark Few (Gonzaga)
Leonard Hamilton (Florida State)
Chris Holtmann (Ohio State)
Juwan Howard (Michigan)
Bob Huggins (West Virginia)
Lon Kruger (Oklahoma)
Porter Moser (Loyola-Chicago)
Nate Oats (Alabama)
Kelvin Sampson (Houston)
Shaka Smart (Texas)
Mike Young (Virginia Tech)
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Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle.
A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013.
He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.