Two-time National Coach of the Year Tony Bennett enters his eighth year as the men's head basketball coach at the University of Virginia. Bennett came to Charlottesville after spending the previous three seasons as the head coach at Washington State where he was the 2007 National Coach of the Year.
Virginia has amassed a 165-72 (.696) record in seven seasons under Bennett's direction. The Cavaliers have advanced to the NCAA Tournament in each of the last three seasons and made their first NCAA Elite Eight appearance since 1995 in 2016. Virginia has won 29 or more games in each of the last three seasons including a school-record tying 30 wins in 2014 and 2015.More on Coach Bennett