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Missouri’s Frank Haith Named AP Coach Of The Year

Missouri head coach Frank Haith has been named the Associated Press’ Coach of the Year after receiving 21 votes from the 65-member panel.

Haith, 46, finished his first year at Missouri with a 30-5 record, a Big 12 Tournament championship and a 2-seed in the NCAA Tournament. The Tigers were upset by 15-seed Norfolk State, 86-84, in their first game.

Haith came to Missouri after seven years as the head coach at Miami, where he compiled a 129-101 overall record.

John Calipari (Kentucky) and Tom Izzo (Michigan State) tied for second place with 10 votes each.

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