TribLIVE
Blogs | Sports | News
Pitt Locker Room

« Font size »
Decrease | Reset |Increase

Dixon finalist for Naismith Award

Pitt coach Jamie Dixon is one of four finalists for the 2009 Naismith Men’s College Coach of the Year, the Atlanta Tipoff Club announced on Thursday.

Other finalists are Jeff Capel of Oklahoma, Trent Johnson of LSU and Bill Self of Kansas. The winner will be announced in early April.

Here are the past winners of the Naismith College Coach of the Year:

2008 John Calipari — Memphis

2007 Tony Bennett — Washington State

2006 Jay Wright — Villanova

2005 Bruce Weber — Illinois

2004 Phil Martelli — Saint Joseph—s

2003 Tubby Smith — Kentucky

2002 Ben Howland — Pittsburgh

2001 Rod Barnes — Ole Miss

2000 Mike Montgomery — Stanford

1999 Mike Krzyzewski — Duke

1998 Bill Guthridge — North Carolina

1997 Roy Williams — Kansas

1996 John Calipari — UMass

1995 Jim Harrick — UCLA

1994 Nolan Richardson — Arkansas

1993 Dean Smith — North Carolina

1992 Mike Krzyzewski — Duke

1991 Randy Ayers — Ohio State

1990 Bobby Cremins — Georgia Tech

1989 Mike Krzyzewski — Duke

1988 Larry Brown — Kansas

1987 Bobby Knight — Indiana

Other Blogs
Sports: Dejan Kovacevic | Steel Mill | Chipped Ice | Bucco Blog | Sitting Ringside | Pitt Locker Room | Penn State Sports | H.S. Sports Insiders
News: This Just In | Trib List
» Top TribLIVE.com Sports
» Top TribLIVE.com News
» Top TribLIVE.com Breaking News