ATLANTA -- Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim has been selected the Naismith college coach of the year.
Boeheim, who guided the Orange from unranked in the preseason to No. 1, becomes the fourth Big East coach to win the award.
Syracuse went 30-5, making it to the round of 16 in the NCAA tournament before losing to eventual national runner-up Butler.
The Orange won the Big East regular-season title with a 15-3 record, lost only once on the road, and were ranked No. 1 during the season for the first time since 1989-90.