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 ScheduleAll times ET
- 11/5L 78-63
- 11/9W 91-76
- 11/13L 98-79
- 11/16BREW 79-49
- 11/21W 105-69
- 12/3W 83-75
- 12/7L 78-77
- 12/11L 90-85
- 12/14W 91-72
- 12/17W 78-76
- 12/21L 68-64
- 1/2L 79-77
- 1/8L 64-62
- 1/11W 71-69
- 1/16L 68-66
- 1/18L 88-86
- 1/20W 71-66
- 1/23W 80-67
- 1/25L 80-63
- 1/30L 70-56
- 2/1L 104-71
- 2/6W 84-71
- 2/10L 80-70
- 2/13W 73-71
- 2/15W 79-75
- 2/20L 79-64
- 2/22W 75-64
- 2/27W 80-76
- 2/29L 78-69
- 3/3W 72-68
- 3/5L 72-62
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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.
Eric Jamison Jr. scored 19 points and grabbed 13 rebounds and third-seeded Gardner-Webb pulled away sixth-seeded UNC-Asheville for a 72-62 win in the quarterfinals of the Big South Conference tourney on Thursday.
Coty Jude registered 19 points as UNC Asheville narrowly beat Campbell 72-68 in the first round of the Big South Conference tournament on Tuesday night.
Trey Spencer had 13 points to lead five Campbell players in double figures as the Fighting Camels got past UNC-Asheville 78-69 on Saturday.
Tajion Jones had 23 points, making 5 of 7 3-pointers, and UNC Asheville narrowly defeated High Point 80-76 on Thursday night.
DeVon Baker scored 24 points as UNC-Asheville topped Presbyterian 75-64 on Saturday.
Travis Fields, Jr. had a season-high 22 points as Radford won its eighth consecutive game, beating UNC-Asheville 79-64 on Thursday night.
DeVon Baker had 27 points and his free throw in the closing seconds was the only point UNC Asheville scored in the final two minutes, but the Bulldogs still held on and edged past Charleston Southern 79-75 on Saturday.
LJ Thorpe and Tajion Jones scored 18 points apiece as UNC Asheville narrowly beat Longwood 73-71 on Thursday night.
Ben Stanley had 25 points as Hampton defeated UNC-Asheville 80-70 on Monday night.
DeVon Baker scored 30 points for his third 30-plus career game and UNC Asheville defeated USC Upstate 84-71 on Thursday night.
Chase Claxton scored 19 points and D.J. Burns 17, on a combined 14-of-17 shooting and Winthrop extended its win streak to 12 games, routing UNC-Asheville 104-71 on Saturday.
Jose Perez had 17 points, seven rebounds and six assists to help Gardner-Webb beat UNC Asheville 70-56 on Thursday night.
Everette Hammond had 23 points as South Carolina Upstate ended its four-game losing streak by topping UNC-Asheville 80-63 on Saturday.
DeVon Baker posted 19 points as UNC-Asheville beat Longwood 71-66 on Monday night.
Denny Slay II scored 17 points off the bench, Caden Sanchez grabbed 14 rebounds and High Point held off UNC Asheville 68-66 on Thursday night for its first Big South Conference win of the season.
LJ Thorpe tallied 16 points and 10 rebounds to lift UNC-Asheville to a 71-69 win over Charleston Southern on Saturday.
Jordan Whitfield scored a career-high 16 points, including a pair of free throws with 5.6 seconds left, as Campbell held off UNC-Asheville 64-62 on Wednesday night.
Chris Martin drove the length of the court for the winning basket and Cory Hightower had 18 points and eight rebounds in Presbyterian's 79-77 victory over UNC-Asheville in a Big South Conference opener on Thursday night.
Matt Ryan scored six points in the final 20 seconds to allow Chattanooga to escape UNC Asheville with a 68-64 victory on Saturday afternoon.
Tajion Jones had 21 points as UNC Asheville narrowly defeated Stetson 78-76 on Tuesday night.
DeVon Baker made 6 of 7 3-pointers and scored a career-high 37 points as UNC-Asheville defeated UT Martin 91-72 on Saturday.