Jim Phelan Award

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Jim Phelan Award
Given forthe nation's top men's head coach in NCAA Division I basketball
CountryUnited States
Presented byCollegeinsider.com
History
First award2003
Most recentRitchie McKay, Liberty
Websitehttp://www.collegeinsider.com/jpa

The Jim Phelan National Coach of the Year Award (formerly called the CollegeInsider.com National Coach of the Year Award from 2003 to 2009)[1] is an award given annually to the most outstanding men's college basketball head coach in NCAA Division I (non-mid-major conference) competition.[2] The award was established in 2003 and was renamed for legendary head coach Jim Phelan, who coached at Mount St. Mary's.[1] Phelan spent his entire 49-year coaching career at MSMU, compiling 830 wins in 1,354 games. He was inducted into the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame in 2008.[1][3]

Winners[edit]

Tubby Smith won the award in 2005.
Tony Bennett won the award while at Washington State.
* Awarded the Naismith College Coach of the Year the same season
Coach (X) Denotes the number of times the coach has been awarded the Jim Phelan Award
Year Coach School Record Reference
2002–03 Mark Slonaker Mercer 23–6 [4]
2003–04 Phil Martelli* Saint Joseph's 30–2 [5]
2004–05 Tubby Smith Kentucky 28–6 [6]
2005–06 Ben Howland UCLA 32–7 [6]
2006–07 Tony Bennett* Washington State 26–8 [6]
2007–08 Bo Ryan Wisconsin 31–5 [6]
2008–09 John Calipari Memphis 33–4 [6]
2009–10 Jamie Dixon Pittsburgh 25–9 [7]
2010–11 Stew Morrill Utah State 30–4 [8]
2011–12 Mike Brey Notre Dame 22–12 [9]
2012–13 Dana Altman Oregon 28–9 [10]
2013–14 Tim Miles Nebraska 19–13 [11]
2014–15 Bob Huggins West Virginia 25–10 [12]
2015–16 Greg Gard Wisconsin 22–13 [13]
2016–17 Frank Martin South Carolina 26–11 [14]
2017–18 Chris Holtmann Ohio State 25–9
2018–19 Ritchie McKay Liberty 29–7

Winners by school[edit]

School Winners Years
Wisconsin 2 2008, 2016
Liberty 1 2019
Kentucky 1 2005
Memphis 1 2009
Mercer 1 2003
Nebraska 1 2014
Notre Dame 1 2012
Oregon 1 2013
Pittsburgh 1 2010
Saint Joseph's 1 2004
South Carolina 1 2017
UCLA 1 2006
Utah State 1 2011
Washington State 1 2007
West Virginia 1 2015

References[edit]

General
  • "Jim Phelan National Coach of the Year Award recipients". JimPhelanAward.com. 2008. Retrieved 9 April 2010.
Specific
  1. ^ a b c "Jim Phelan National Coach of the Year Award". CollegeInsider.com. 2010. Retrieved 9 April 2010.
  2. ^ CollegeInsider.com has a second coach-of-the-year award, for the most outstanding coach in mid-major conferences – the Hugh Durham Award.
  3. ^ "About Jim Phelan". JimPhelanAward.com. 2010. Retrieved 9 April 2010.
  4. ^ "Mercer's Slonaker Named Phelan Award Winner". JimPhelanAward.com. 1 April 2003. Retrieved 9 April 2010.
  5. ^ "National Coach of the Year Phil Martelli". HawkHoopClub.com. 2004. Retrieved 9 April 2010.
  6. ^ a b c d e "JU Basketball Coach Named Finalist for Two Awards". Atlantic Sun Conference. 21 February 2007. Archived from the original (Press release) on 25 July 2011. Retrieved 9 April 2010. "Previous winners of the Phelan Award are Howland (2006), Tubby Smith (Kentucky, 2005), Phil Martelli (St. Joseph's, 2004) and Mark Slonaker (Mercer, 2003)."
  7. ^ "Jamie Dixon Named Jim Phelan National Coach of the Year" (Press release). University of Pittsburgh. 3 April 2010. Retrieved 9 April 2010.
  8. ^ "Utah State's Stew Morrill Named Jim Phelan National Coach of the Year". Utah State University. 1 April 2011. Retrieved 2 April 2011.
  9. ^ "Mike Brey Named Jim Phelan National Coach Of The Year". University of Notre Dame. 30 March 2012. Retrieved 2 April 2012.
  10. ^ "Dana Altman Wins National Coach of the Year Award". University of Oregon. 7 April 2013. Retrieved 7 April 2013.
  11. ^ "Tim Miles named 2014 Jim Phelan Award winner". Omaha.com. 5 April 2014. Retrieved 6 April 2014.
  12. ^ "Huggins Named National Coach of the Year". wvusports.com. 3 April 2015. Retrieved 3 April 2015.
  13. ^ "Greg Gard named Jim Phelan National Coach of the Year". madison.com. 4 April 2016. Retrieved 4 April 2016.
  14. ^ "South Carolina's Frank Martin wins 2017 Jim Phelan National Coach of the Year Award". SECcountry.com. 4 April 2017. Retrieved 6 April 2017.

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