The Best Men's College Basketball Coaches Under 40

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The Best Men's College Basketball Coaches Under 40
Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports
Brad Stevens and Shaka Smart met in the 2011 Final Four.

College basketball's head coaching ranks are filled with veterans such as Mike Krzyzewski, Roy Williams and Tom Izzo, but very few young head coaches. Among the top 10 teams in the country, there are more coaches 60 and older (four) than under 50 (three), with Ohio State's Thad Matta, 45, as the youngest of the group.

That being said, there are several up-and-coming coaches that have been very successful in their young careers. While there aren't any under-40 coaches at a traditional basketball power yet, any of these five coaches could be in line when the next big job opens up. 

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