Originally posted on It's Always Sunny in Detroit  |  Last updated 11/8/12
Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski.  North Carolina’s Roy Williams.  Butler’s Brad Stevens.  Wisconsin’s Bo Ryan.  All very good to great to legendary (Coach K) college basketball coaches.  But according to a panel of ten analysts compiled by Basketball Times, Michigan State’s Tom Izzo is better than all of them. Izzo received six of the panel’s ten first-place votes to be voted the nation’s best college basketball coach.  Krzyzewski received the four remaining first-place votes and finished as the “second best.”  One panelist explained his reasoning behind naming Izzo the best: “He’s a great coach. Give me two teams with equal talent in a must-win game, with only 24 hours to prepare, and I’ll pick Izzo to coach them. And he’s a genuinely good guy. He’s grounded. He remembers his roots. He’s thoroughly approachable. That’s where I give him the nod over K.” Head of the nail, meet the hammer. Basketball Times also ranked college basketball’s best programs in the nation.  Michigan
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