MU's Anderson, KU's Self finalists for national coach of year

Missouri’s Mike Anderson, Kansas’ Bill Self and Oklahoma’s Jeff Capel are finalists for the U.S. Basketball Writers Association national coach of the year honor.

None of the 10 finalists have before won the Henry Iba Award.

The presentation to the winner will be made April 3 at the USBWA's awards breakfast at the downtown Detroit Athletic Club in conjunction with the Men's Final Four. The breakfast will also honor the winner of the Oscar Robertson Trophy, the association's player of the year.

Other finalists for the Iba honor are:

John Calipari, Memphis; Jamie Dixon, Pittsburgh; Mike Montgomery, California; Stew Morrill, Utah State; Matt Painter, Purdue; Oliver Purnell, Clemson, and Brad Stevens, Butler.