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Naismith Trophy

  1. Finalists for Naismith Men’s College Coach of the Year award announced

    Mar 17, 2015, 5:17 PM EDT

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    The teams led by the four finalists have a combined record of 126-8 this season.

  2. Semifinalists for Naismith Coach of the Year trophy announced

    Mar 4, 2015, 5:59 PM EDT

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    Kentucky head coach John Calipari is one of 15 coaches still in contention for this honor.

  3. Frank Kaminsky, Jahlil Okafor among ten semifinalists for Naismith Award

    Mar 4, 2015, 5:13 PM EDT

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    Kaminsky is one of five seniors on the list, and Gonzaga is the only program with two representatives.

  4. Four finalists for 2014 Naismith Trophy announced

    Mar 23, 2014, 6:51 PM EDT

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    Sunday afternoon the Atlanta Tipoff Club announced the four finalists for the Naismith Trophy, which is given annually to the best player in college basketball. The finalists are Arizona junior guard Nick Johnson, Creighton senior forward Doug McDermott, Duke freshman forward Jabari Parker and Louisville senior guard Russ Smith. Of the four finalists just one,…