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Kelvin Sampson Named to Naismith Coach of the Year Watch List
POSTED: February 19, 2021 -- 1:54 p.m. CT
Friday, the Atlanta Tipoff Club announced Houston Cougars Men's Basketball Head Coach Kelvin Sampson was named to the Werner Ladder Naismith Coach of the Year Late Season Watch List.
Sampson has earned numerous Coach of the Year honors during his career and was named the 2002 National Coach of the Year by the National Association of Basketball Coaches and the 1995 National Coach of the Year by the Associated Press.
Four finalists will be announced March 17, 2021. The winner of the 2021 Werner Ladder Naismith Coach of the Year award will announced April 4, 2021.
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2021 Naismith Men's Coach of the Year Late Season Watch List
|Scott Drew||Baylor||Big 12|
|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|
|Shaka Smart||Texas||Big 12|
|Mike Young||Virginia Tech||ACC|
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