The Top 10 Coach of the Year Candidates in College Hoops

Kevin PaulSenior Analyst IMarch 4, 2009

The Top 10 Coach of the Year Candidates in College Hoops

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    COLUMBIA, MISSOURI - FEBRUARY 9:  Head coach Bill Self  of the the Kansas Jayhawks yells against the Missouri Tigers during the game on February 9, 2009 at Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Missouri. (Photo by: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

10. Al Skinner — Boston College

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    BOSTON - DECEMBER 01:  Coach Al Skinner of the  Boston College Eagles gestures against the Providence Friars during Game 2 of the Hartford Hall of Fame Showcase at the TD BankNorth Garden on December 1, 2007 in Boston, Massachusetts. Providence won 98-89

9. Trent Johnson — LSU

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    LEXINGTON, KY - FEBRUARY 28:  Trent Johnson the Head Coach of the LSU Tigers during the Tigers 73-70 victory over the Kentucky Wildcats during the SEC game at Rupp Arena on February 28, 2009 in Lexington, Kentucky.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

8. Ed DeChellis — Penn State

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    INDIANAPOLIS - MARCH 13:  Head coach Ed DeChellis of the Penn State Nittany Lions coaches against the Illinois Fighting Illini during the Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament at Conseco Fieldhouse on March 13, 2008 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  (Photo by Jona

7. John Calipari — Memphis

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    SAN ANTONIO - APRIL 05:  Head coach John Calipari of the Memphis Tigers reacts while taking on the UCLA Bruins during the National Semifinal game of the NCAA Men's Final Four at the Alamodome on April 5, 2008 in San Antonio, Texas.  (Photo by Jed Jacobsoh

6. Mike Montgomery — California

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    BERKELEY, CA - FEBRUARY 28:  Head coach Mike Montgomery of the California Golden Bears looks on against the UCLA Bruins during an NCAA Pac-10 basketball game on February 28, 2009 at Haas Pavillion in Berkeley, California.  (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Im

5. Leonard Hamilton — Florida State

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    DURHAM, NC - MARCH 03:  Head coach Leonard Hamilton of the Florida State Seminoles argues a call with an official during the game against the Duke Blue Devils on March 3, 2009 at Cameron Indoor Stadium in Durham, North Carolina.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Ge

4. Mike Anderson — Missouri

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    COLUMBIA, MISSOURI - FEBRUARY 14:  Head coach Mike Anderson of the Missouri Tigers reacts against the Nebraska Huskers during the game on February 14, 2009 at Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Missouri. (Photo by: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

3. Brad Stevens — Butler

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    BIRMINGHAM, AL - MARCH 21: Coach Brad Stevens reacts during the first round game against South Alabama in the South Regional as part of the 2008 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at the Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center on March 21, 2008 in Birmingham, Ala

2. Lorenzo Romar — Washington

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    LOS ANGELES - MARCH 12:  Head coach Lorenzo Romar talks with Will Conroy #5 of the Washington Huskies during the 2005 Pacific Life Pac-10 Men's Basketball Tournament final game against the Arizona Wildcats at Staples Center on March 12, 2005 in Los Angele

1. Bill Self — Kansas

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    SAN ANTONIO - APRIL 07:  Head coach Bill Self of the Kansas Jayhawks celebrates by cutting down the nets after defeating the Memphis Tigers 75-68 in overtime during the 2008 NCAA Men's National Championship game at the Alamodome on April 7, 2008 in San An