Deciding on 40 of college basketball's top young coaches was far from an easy process. Here's how our group made its choices.
2020 SeasonAll times ET
- 11/6PIKEW 82-51
- 11/9W 75-69
- 11/1222L 70-69
- 11/15L 90-72
- 11/19SPHLW 98-72
- 11/25W 74-62
- 11/26W 82-71
- 11/27L 81-76
- 12/8L 75-57
- 12/17W 89-79
- 12/19L 81-71
- 12/21L 81-69
- 12/28MOBW 76-47
- 1/2W 60-57
- 1/4L 69-49
- 1/6W 66-54
- 1/9W 75-59
- 1/11W 52-43
- 1/16L 72-63
- 1/18W 74-68
- 1/23L 75-71
- 1/25L 73-71
- 1/30L 76-73
- 2/1W 79-69
- 2/7W 70-66
- 2/13W 78-75
- 2/15W 50-49
- 2/20W 78-70
- 2/22W 74-71
- 2/29W 78-63
- 3/3W 58-54
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College basketball's identity is tied closely to its coaches. These are among the game's most important names of the coming decades.
Trhae Mitchell tallied 14 points and 12 rebounds to lift South Alabama to a 58-54 win over Texas State on Tuesday night, the Jaguars' eighth straight victory.
Chad Lott tied his season high with 22 points as South Alabama won its seventh straight game, beating Troy 78-63 on Saturday night.
Andre Fox scored 14 points and his free throw with 0.8 seconds on the clock were the go-ahead points as South Alabama pulled out a 74-71 win at Coastal Carolina on Saturday, running its win streak to six games.
Josh Ajayi scored 19 points and South Alabama shot 70% from the floor on its way to a 78-70 victory over Appalachian State on Thursday night.
Trhae Mitchell led South Alabama with 14 points and 11 rebounds and the Jaguars scored the last six points of the game to beat Louisiana-Monroe 50-49 on Saturday.
Andre Fox converted a go-ahead four-point play with 25.5 seconds to play and scored 20 points to lead South Alabama to a 78-75 win over Louisiana-Lafayette on Thursday night.
Josh Ajayi had 20 points as South Alabama narrowly beat Troy 70-66 on Friday night.
Trhae Mitchell scored a season-high 22 points on 8-of-11 shooting and South Alabama defeated Georgia Southern 79-69 on Saturday.
Kane Williams scored four of his 15 points in the final minute to help Georgia State pull away late and beat Troy 76-73 on Thursday night.
Markquis Nowell had 22 points as Arkansas-Little Rock edged past South Alabama 73-71 on Saturday night.
Christian Willis had 17 points and six assists and Marquis Eaton posted 19 points as Arkansas State edged South Alabama 75-71 on Thursday night.
Josh Ajayi scored 24 points, John Pettway added 15 and his driving layup with 3:23 to play put South Alabama in front for good in a 74-68 defeat of Georgia Southern on Saturday.
Justin Roberts had 20 points as Georgia State beat South Alabama 72-63 on Thursday night.
Chad Lott scored 14 points, Josh Ajayi added 13 and South Alabama's defense helped the Jaguars upend Little Rock 52-43 on Saturday.
Josh Ajayi had 20 points and 11 rebounds as South Alabama beat Arkansas State 75-59 on Thursday night.
Chad Lott tied his season high with 20 points as South Alabama defeated Texas-Arlington 66-54 on Monday night.
Michael Ertel drained a school-record 11 3-pointers, scored a career-high 39 points and Louisiana-Monroe romped past preseason favorite South Alabama 69-49 on Saturday.
Andre Fox had 14 points off the bench to lift South Alabama to a 60-57 win over Louisiana-Lafayette on Thursday night.
Chad Lott had 16 points as South Alabama rolled past crosstown NAIA foe Mobile 76-47 on Saturday.
Tommy Burton had 19 points and 12 rebounds to lead five Coastal Carolina players in double figures as the Chanticleers got past South Alabama 81-69 on Saturday.
Justin Forrest had a season-high 32 points as Appalachian State defeated South Alabama 81-71 on Thursday night.
Josh Ajayi had 24 points as South Alabama defeated Alabama A&M 89-79 on Tuesday night.
Nick Sherod scored 17 points as Richmond beat South Alabama 75-57 on Sunday.