Men's Basketball: Louisiana's Marlin Earns NABC District Coach Of The Year Honors
Matt Sullivan, Director of Athletics Communications Eighth-year coach led Ragin' Cajuns to school-record 27 wins
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns men's basketball coach Bob Marlin was one of 26 coaches across the country honored on Wednesday as the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) announced the 2018 NABC All-District coaches for NCAA Division I, selected by their peers.
Marlin, who completed his eighth season at Louisiana, was named the Sun Belt Conference Coach of the Year after leading the Ragin' Cajuns to school-record 27 wins and the school's first outright Sun Belt Conference regular-season championship since the 1999-2000 season.
The Ragin' Cajuns 16 wins in Sun Belt Conference play were the most in school history while the team reached the 20-win plateau faster than any team in school history.
2018 NABC ALL-DISTRICT COACHES FOR NCAA DIVISION I
District 1 – John Becker, Vermont / Kevin Baggett, Rider District 2 – Tony Bennett, Virginia District 3 – Mike Jones, Radford District 4 – Dan Hurley, Rhode Island District 5 – Chris Mack, Xavier District 6 – Travis DeCuire, Montana District 7 – Chris Holtmann, Ohio State District 8 – Bill Self, Kansas District 9 – Mark Few, Gonzaga District 10 – Bill Coen, Northeastern District 11 – Steve Henson, UTSA District 12 – Scott Nagy, Wright State District 13 – Steve Donahue, Penn District 14 – Nate Oats, Buffalo District 15 – Jay Joyner, North Carolina A&T District 16 – Porter Moser, Loyola Chicago District 17 – Eric Musselman, Nevada District 18 – Bashir Mason, Wagner District 19 – Matt McMahon, Murray State District 20 – Mike Hopkins, Washington District 21 – Rick Barnes, Tennessee District 22 – Wes Miller, UNCG District 23 – Donte Jackson, Grambling District 24 – Bob Marlin, Louisiana District 25 – Kelvin Sampson, Houston